HyperDic: suppurate

English > 2 senses of the word suppurate:
VERBbodysuppurate, maturecause to ripen and discharge pus
bodysuppurate, fester, maturateripen and generate pus
English > suppurate: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningCause to ripen and discharge pus.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The oil suppurates the pustules"
Synonymmature
BroaderdrawCause to localize at one point
Similar tofester, maturate, suppurateripen and generate pus
Catalansupurar
Nounssuppurationa fluid product of inflammation
suppuration(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
English > suppurate: 2 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningripen and generate pus.
PatternSomebody's (body part) ----s
Synonymsfester, maturate
Broaderexhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseEliminate (a substance)
Similar tosuppurate, matureCause to ripen and discharge pus
Spanishenconarse, infectar, supurar, ulcerarse
Catalansupurar
Adjectivessuppurativerelating to or characterized by suppuration
Nounssuppurationa fluid product of inflammation
suppuration(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

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