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5 definitions found
 for defecate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Defecate \Def"e*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Defecated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Defecating.]
     1. To clear from impurities, as lees, dregs, etc.; to
        clarify; to purify; to refine.
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              To defecate the dark and muddy oil of amber.
                                                    --Boyle.
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     2. To free from extraneous or polluting matter; to clear; to
        purify, as from that which materializes.
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              We defecate the notion from materiality. --Glanvill.
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              Defecated from all the impurities of sense. --Bp.
                                                    Warburton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Defecate \Def"e*cate\, a. [L. defaecatus, p. p. of defaecare to
     defecate; de- + faex, faecis, dregs, lees.]
     Freed from anything that can pollute, as dregs, lees, etc.;
     refined; purified.
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           Till the soul be defecate from the dregs of sense.
                                                    --Bates.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Defecate \Def"e*cate\, v. i.
     1. To become clear, pure, or free. --Goldsmith.
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     2. To void excrement.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  defecate
      v 1: have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower
           beds" [syn: stool, defecate, shit, take a shit,
           take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "defecate":
     blow, blow out, ca-ca, clean out, clear, clear away, clear off,
     clear out, clear the decks, crap, deplete, drain, dung, eliminate,
     empty, empty out, evacuate, excrete, exhaust, number two, purge,
     remove, scour out, shit, spend a penny, stool, sweep out,
     take a shit, unclog, unfoul, vent, void
  
  

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