sublimate

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsʌblɪmeɪt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsʌbləˌmeɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. sublə māt′; n., adj. sublə mit, -māt′)


Inflections of 'sublimate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
sublimates
v 3rd person singular
sublimating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
sublimated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
sublimated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: To purify
Synonyms:
cleanse, refine , purify, exalt, distill, purge , vaporise
Sense: To divert
Synonyms:
redirect, repress, transform , improve , inhibit

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