Verb acerbate Definition and Examples


Verb:

acerbate

Definition as verb:

Verb

acerbate (third-person singular simple present acerbates, present participle acerbating, simple past and past participle acerbated)

  1. (transitive) To exasperate; to irritate.
  2. (transitive) To make bitter or sour.

More definition:


1.to make sour or bitter.

2.to exasperate.


3.embittered.

1. to embitter or exasperate

2. to make sour or bitter Word OriginC18, from Latin acerbātus, past participle of acerbāre to make sourCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

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