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metabolize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology, Medicine, Nutrition
metabolizeme‧ta‧bol‧ize (also metabolise British English) /məˈtæbəlaɪz/ verb [transitive]  HBMto change food in your body into energy and new cells, using chemical processes
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metabolizeThe company argued that it is not a drug because the body does not metabolize it.
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Verb table
metabolize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymetabolize
he, she, itmetabolizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymetabolized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave metabolized
he, she, ithas metabolized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad metabolized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill metabolize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have metabolized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam metabolizing
he, she, itis metabolizing
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you, we, theyare metabolizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas metabolizing
you, we, theywere metabolizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been metabolizing
he, she, ithas been metabolizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been metabolizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be metabolizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been metabolizing
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