Fumigate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfjuːmɪɡeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word fumigate
Brit.  |ˈfjuːmɪɡeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word fumigate

verb

- treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests (syn: fume)

Examples

All the hospital rooms had to be fumigated.

We had to fumigate our apartment to get rid of the ants.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: fumigate
he/she/it: fumigates
present participle: fumigating
past tense: fumigated
past participle: fumigated
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