Etymology
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suppurate (v.)

early 15c., from Latin suppuratus, past participle of suppurare "form or discharge pus" (see suppuration). Related: Suppurated; suppurating.

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Definitions of suppurate

suppurate (v.)
cause to ripen and discharge pus;
The oil suppurates the pustules
Synonyms: mature
suppurate (v.)
ripen and generate pus;
Synonyms: fester / maturate
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