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Definition of the verb luxate

What does luxate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: luxated | luxating | luxates

  1. move out of position
    • example: the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of luxate: dislocate / slip / splay
    • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Alternative definition of the verb luxate


  1. To dislocate

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for luxate

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Google previewEssentials of Dental Assisting (2016)

by Debbie S. Robinson, Doni L. Bird

The handles, which are held firmly in a palm grasp, provide the dentist the necessary leverage to luxate and remove the tooth (luxate means to rock back and forth) (Figure 26-1). TABLE 26-1 Oral Surgery Instruments Name of Instrument ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Dislocate, luxate, put out of joint. 2.

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

uninvolved disjoin: detach, dislocate, luxate disjointed: apart, chaotic, confused , disconnected, dislocated, disordered, incoherent, loose, muddled, tangled, unattached, unhinged, unorganized disjointed and confusing: incoherent disjointed, ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Elsevier, Mosby

luxate (luk′sa ̄t) , ...

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

T Luxate , சுருககி துை. Luxation, சு இருககு . Luxe தாகவமாஅன.ஆசை ச் 1, U x _ MA) 1.uxuriance, luxuriancy, to luxuriate; செடிகoா டுட் த 3 த கு உடமுடபுகுON) . Luxurious , luxurioulnels ...

Google previewThe Synonymous, Etymological and Pronouncing. English Dictionary; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals ..... Ectracted from the Laubours of the Late Samuel Johnson (etc.) (1805)

to luxate, to dislocate, to put out of joint, to break at junctures, to difmember, to feparate at the part ...

Google previewThe Synonymous, Etymological, and Pronouncing English Dictionary (1805)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Their Part of Speech Distinguished, Their Pronunciation Pointed Out, and Their Synongma Collected ...

to luxate, to diflocate, to put out of joint, to break at junćtures, to difmember, to feparate at the part where there is a cement; to breakin pieces, to dilaniate (Watts); to carve a fowl; to make incoherent, to break the relation between ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

luxate (luk'sät), v. t.; pret. and pp. luxated, ppr. luxating. [(L. luxatus, pp. of luxare, dislocate: see luxi.] ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

luxate (luk'sät), v. t.; pret. and pp. luxated, ppr. ''. [(L. luxatus, pp. of luxare, dislocate: see lux1.] To displace or remove from its proper place, ...

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Video shows what luxate means. To dislocate. Luxate Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say luxate. Powered by MaryTTS ...

Scrabble value of L1U1X8A1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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