HyperDic: emaciate

English > 2 senses of the word emaciate:
VERBchangeemaciate, waste, maceratecause to grow thin or weak
changeemaciategrow weak and thin or waste away physically
emaciate > pronunciation
Soundsihmey'shiyey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > emaciate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to grow thin or weak.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"The treatment emaciated him"
Synonymswaste, macerate
Cause toemaciateGrow weak and thin or waste away physically
Broaderenfeeble, debilitate, drainmake weak
Spanishdemacrarse, demacrar, macerar
Catalandemacrar-se
Nounsemaciationextreme / extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
English > emaciate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningGrow weak and thin or waste away physically.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She emaciated during the chemotherapy"
Caused bywaste, emaciate, macerateCause to grow thin or weak
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Catalandebilitar-se
Nounsemaciationextreme / extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)

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