dilater

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

dilate +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

dilater (plural dilaters)

  1. One who, or that which, dilates, expands, or enlarges.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dilater in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

dilater

  1. (transitive) to dilate

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dīlāter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of dīlātō

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested at least as early as 1314, borrowed from Latin dīlātō.

Verb[edit]

dilater

  1. (transitive) to spread
  2. (reflexive, se dilater) to spread out; to cover a larger area than before
    • La ou la mer s'espant et se dilate
      In the place where the sea expands and spreads out

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.