gestate

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verb ges·tate \ˈje-ˌstāt\

Definition of gestate

gestated

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gestating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to carry in the uterus during pregnancy

  3. 2 :  to conceive and gradually develop in the mind

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to be in the process of gestation

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Origin and Etymology of gestate

back-formation from gestation


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gestate

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verb ges·tate \ˈjes-ˌtāt\

Medical Definition of gestate

gestated

;

gestating

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to carry in the uterus during pregnancy

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to be in the process of gestation

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