Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lactate

1 sense of lactate

Sense 1
lactate -- (a salt or ester of lactic acid)
       => salt -- (a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal))
       => ester -- (formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lactate

1 sense of lactate

Sense 1
breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck -- (give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places")
       => feed, give -- (give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat")

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