Cancerate
Cancerate Can"cer*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cancerated}.] [LL. canceratus eaten by a cancer. See {Cancer}.] To grow into a cancer; to become cancerous. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • cancerate — /kan seuh rayt /, v.i., cancerated, cancerating. to become cancerous; develop into cancer. [1680 90; < LL canceratus cancerous. See CANCER, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cancerate — verb To grow into a cancer; to become cancerous …   Wiktionary

  • cancerate — can·cer·ate sə .rāt vi, at·ed; at·ing to become cancerous: develop into a cancer …   Medical dictionary

  • cancerate — v. become cancerous; cause cancer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cancerate — can·cer·ate …   English syllables

  • cancerate — əˌrāt, usu ād.+V intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Late Latin canceratus cancerous, from Latin cancer + atus ate : to become cancerous : develop into a cancer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cancerated — Cancerate Can cer*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cancerated}.] [LL. canceratus eaten by a cancer. See {Cancer}.] To grow into a cancer; to become cancerous. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canceration — /kan seuh ray sheuhn/, n. the state of becoming cancerous. Also, cancerization /kan seuhri zay sheuhn/. [1725 35; CANCERATE + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • canceration — /kan seuh ray sheuhn/, n. the state of becoming cancerous. Also, cancerization /kan seuhri zay sheuhn/. [1725 35; CANCERATE + ION] …   Useful english dictionary

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