cancerate definition

  • verb:
    • To grow into a cancer; to be cancerous.
    • To grow into a cancer; to be malignant.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to develop into a cancer; to become malignant.
    • to cultivate into a cancer; in order to become malignant.
  • others:
    • pret. and pp. cancerated, ppr. cancerating. [⟨ L. canceratus, adj., prop. pp. of cancerare, inceptive cancerascere, become malignant, ⟨ disease, a cancer: see disease.] To develop into a cancer; become cancerous.
    • pret. and pp. cancerated, ppr. cancerating. [⟨ L. canceratus, adj., prop. pp. of cancerare, inceptive cancerascere, become cancerous, ⟨ cancer, a cancer: see disease.] To cultivate into a cancer; become cancerous.

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    • To grow into a cancer; to be cancerous.
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