Immolate meaning

ĭm'ə-lāt'
To kill, especially by fire.
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To kill (an animal, for instance) as a religious sacrifice.
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To sacrifice; esp., to offer or kill as a sacrifice.
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To kill or destroy, as by burning.
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To kill as a sacrifice.
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To destroy, especially by fire.
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Origin of immolate

  • Latin immolāre immolāt- to sacrifice, sprinkle with sacrificial meal in- on in–2 mola meal, millstone melə- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowed from Latin immolō (“I sacrifice”).
    From Wiktionary