Depurate
Depurate Dep"u*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depurated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depurating}.] To free from impurities, heterogeneous matter, or feculence; to purify; to cleanse. [1913 Webster]

To depurate the mass of blood. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Depurate — Dep u*rate, a. [LL. depuratus, p. p. of depurare to purify; L. de + purare to purify, purus clean, pure. Cf. {Depure}.] Depurated; cleansed; freed from impurities. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depurate — index decontaminate, expurgate, purge (purify) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • depurate — [dep′yo͞o rāt΄] vt. depurated, depurating [< ML depuratus, pp. of depurare, to purify < L de , intens. + purare, to purify < purus, PURE] to purify …   English World dictionary

  • depurate — /ˈdɛpjəreɪt/ (say depyuhrayt) verb (depurated, depurating) Medicine –verb (t) 1. to make free from impurities; purify; cleanse: to depurate the blood. –verb (i) 2. to become cleansed or purified. {Medieval Latin dēpūrātus, past participle}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • depurate — depuration, n. depurator, n. /dep yeuh rayt /, v.t., v.i., depurated, depurating. to make or become free from impurities. [1610 20; < ML depuratus purified (ptp. of depurare), equiv. to L de DE pur(us) PURE + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • depurate — verb To remove impurities from; to purify …   Wiktionary

  • depurate — dep·u·rate (depґu rāt) [L. depurare to purify] to cleanse, refine, or purify …   Medical dictionary

  • depurate — dep·u·rate || depjÊŠreɪt v. purify, remove impurities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depurate — v. a. 1. Purify, cleanse, make pure. 2. Clarify, clear, make clear …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • depurate — dep·u·rate …   English syllables

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