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COAGULATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does coagulate mean? 

COAGULATE (adjective)
  The adjective COAGULATE has 1 sense:

1. transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass

  Familiarity information: COAGULATE used as an adjective is very rare.


COAGULATE (verb)
  The verb COAGULATE has 2 senses:

1. change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
2. cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state

  Familiarity information: COAGULATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COAGULATE (adjective)


Sense 1coagulate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass

Synonyms:

coagulate; coagulated; curdled; grumose; grumous

Context examples:

coagulated blood / curdled milk / grumous blood

Similar:

thick (relatively dense in consistency)


COAGULATE (verb)


Sense 1coagulate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

clot; coagulate

Context example:

coagulated blood

Hypernyms (to "coagulate" is one way to...):

change state; turn (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "coagulate"):

curdle (turn from a liquid to a solid mass)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Something ----s something


Sense 2coagulate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

clot; coagulate

Hypernyms (to "coagulate" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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