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defecate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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defecatedef‧e‧cate /ˈdefɪkeɪt/ verb [intransitive]  HBH formal to get rid of waste matter from your bowelsdefecation /ˌdefɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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defecateCats feel vulnerable when they are defecating and do not like to have anyone near them at that time.Why does it not defecate from the tree tops as monkeys and squirrels do?At the extreme, he might even begin wetting or defecating in bed.Most individuals experience the urge to defecate on morning awakening and after meals, when colonic motility is known to peak.What idea does defecating on the flag communicate?Once the residue left after absorption of foodstuff reaches the last part of the gut, the desire to defecate results.Cats hate to defecate where they eat and some people place the litter tray too near the animal's food dish.
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Verb table
defecate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydefecate
he, she, itdefecates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydefecated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave defecated
he, she, ithas defecated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad defecated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill defecate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have defecated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam defecating
he, she, itis defecating
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you, we, theyare defecating
Past
I, he, she, itwas defecating
you, we, theywere defecating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been defecating
he, she, ithas been defecating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been defecating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be defecating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been defecating
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