Ejaculate
Ejaculate E*jac"u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ejaculated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ejaculating}.] [L. ejaculatus, p. p. of ejaculari to throw out; e out + ejaculari to throw, fr. jaculum javelin, dart, fr. jacere to throw. See {Eject}.] 1. To throw out suddenly and swiftly, as if a dart; to dart; to eject. [Archaic or Technical] [1913 Webster]

Its active rays ejaculated thence. --Blackmore. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw out, as an exclamation; to utter by a brief and sudden impulse; as, to ejaculate a prayer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ejaculate — E*jac u*late, v. i. 1. To utter ejaculations; to make short and hasty exclamations. [R.] Ejaculating to himself. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. to eject semen; of a male animal (esp. a human or other mammal) during coitus. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ejaculate — index precipitate (throw down violently), send Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ejaculate — 1570s, emit semen, from L. eiaculatus, pp. of eiaculari to throw out, shoot out, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + iaculari to throw, hurl, cast, dart, from iaculum javelin, dart, from iacere to throw (see JET ( …   Etymology dictionary

  • ejaculate — [v] eject semen climax, come*, discharge, have an orgasm, spurt; concepts 152,179 …   New thesaurus

  • ejaculate — ► VERB 1) (of a man or male animal) eject semen from the penis at the moment of orgasm. 2) dated say something quickly and suddenly. ► NOUN ▪ semen that has been ejaculated. DERIVATIVES ejaculation noun ejaculator noun ejaculatory adje …   English terms dictionary

  • ejaculate — [ē jak′yo͞o lāt΄, ijak′yo͞o lāt΄; ē jak′yəlāt΄; i jak′yəlāt΄] vt., vi. ejaculated, ejaculating [< L ejaculatus, pp. of ejaculari, to throw out < e , out + jaculari, to throw < jaculum, a dart, missile < jacere, to throw: see JET1] 1.… …   English World dictionary

  • Ejaculate — To ejaculate is to release semen during an orgasm in a male. The ejaculate (used as a noun) is the semen. * * * 1. To expel suddenly. 2. Semen expelled in ejaculation. [see ejaculation] * * * ejac·u·late i jak yə .lāt vb, lat·ed; lat·ing vt 1) to …   Medical dictionary

  • ejaculate — [[t]ɪʤæ̱kjʊleɪt[/t]] ejaculates, ejaculating, ejaculated 1) VERB When a man ejaculates, sperm comes out through his penis. ... a tendency to ejaculate quickly. Derived words: ejaculation [[t]ɪʤæ̱kjʊle͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] plural N VAR Each male… …   English dictionary

  • ejaculate — UK [ɪˈdʒækjʊleɪt] / US [ɪˈdʒækjəˌleɪt] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms ejaculate : present tense I/you/we/they ejaculate he/she/it ejaculates present participle ejaculating past tense ejaculated past participle ejaculated 1) biology if… …   English dictionary

  • ejaculate — [16] Etymologically, ejaculate means ‘dart out’. It comes from Latin ejaculārī, a compound verb formed ultimately from the prefix ex ‘out’ and jaculum ‘dart, javelin’. This in turn was a derivative of jacere ‘throw’ (which itself combined with ex …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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