HyperDic: constipate

English > 2 senses of the word constipate:
VERBchangeconstipate, clogimpede with a clog or as if with a clog
bodyconstipate, bindcause to be constipated
constipate > pronunciation
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > constipate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningimpede with a clog or as if with a clog.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "My mind is constipated today"
Broaderslow, slow down, slow upCause to proceed more slowly
Spanishatascarse, atascar, embotar, obstruir
English > constipate: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningCause to be constipated.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"These foods tend to constipate you"
Narrowerobstipateconstipate severely
BroaderindisposeCause to feel unwell
Nounsconstipationirregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels

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