Irrigate meaning

ĭrĭ-gāt
(med.) To wash out or flush (a cavity, wound, etc.) with water or other fluid.
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To supply land or crops with water by means of pipes, sprinklers, ditches, or streams.
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To supply (land or crops) with water by means of pipes, sprinklers, ditches, or streams.
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To refresh by or as by watering.
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To supply (land) with water by means of ditches or artificial channels or by sprinklers.
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To wash out a body cavity or wound with water or a medicated fluid.
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To supply farmland with water, by building ditches, pipes, etc.
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To clean a wound with a fluid.
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To wash out (a body cavity or wound) with water or a medicated fluid.
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To irrigate land or crops.
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Origin of irrigate

  • Latin irrigāre irrigāt- in- in in–2 rigāre to water

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin irrigare.

    From Wiktionary