Suppurate meaning

sŭp'yə-rāt'
To form or discharge pus.
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To form or discharge pus; fester.
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To form or discharge pus.
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(intransitive) To form or discharge pus.
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To cause to generate pus.

To suppurate a sore.

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Origin of suppurate

  • Middle English suppuraten from Latin suppūrāre suppūrāt- sub- sub- pūs pūr- pus pū̆- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin suppÅ«rātus, past participle of suppÅ«rō, from pÅ«r-, stem of pÅ«s.
    From Wiktionary