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Definition of the verb capacitate

What does capacitate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: capacitated | capacitating | capacitates

  1. make legally capable or qualify in law
  2. cause (spermatozoa) to undergo the physical changes necessary to fertilize an egg
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: change = undergo a change; become different in essence
  3. make capable
    • example: This instruction capacitates us to understand the problem
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: dispose / qualify = make fit or prepared

Alternative definition of the verb capacitate

verb

  1. [transitive] To make capable.
  2. [transitive, zoology] To alter sperm to allow to fertilize eggs.

Specialised definition of the verb capacitate

Glossary of sports

to make someone able, fit or qualified to do something (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

  • usage: formal

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

To CAPACITATE, v. a. [from capacity] To make capable ; to enable ; to qualify. — By this instruction we may be capacitated to observe those errours. Dryden.— These sort of men were sycophants only, and were endued with arts of life, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Malabar Languages (1786)

Capacitate) சிர்மாததீபமாககி மது . Capacity, சாமாகுதிபப்ட் ; இகா oா oரித தகக டமாயிருககு குoo.

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Video shows what capacitate means. To make capable.. To alter sperm to allow to fertilize eggs.. Capacitate Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of C3A1P3A1C3I1T1A1T1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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