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refrigerate

Overview

This page has 7 definitions of refrigerate in English, Italian, and Latin. Refrigerate is a verb. Examples of how to use refrigerate in a sentence are shown. Also define these 5 related words and terms: cool down, refrigerator, refrigerare, refrigerato, and refrigero.

English

Etymology

From participle stem of Latin refrigerō (to make cold), from re- + frigerō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈfɹɪdʒəɹeɪt/

Verb

refrigerate (third-person singular simple present refrigerates, present participle refrigerating, simple past and past participle refrigerated)

  1. (transitive, obsolete in general sense) To cool down, make cool.
  2. (transitive) Now specifically, to keep cool by containing within a refrigerator.
    Please refrigerate your uncooked meats at or below 40° Fahrenheit.

Synonyms

  • (within a refrigerator): fridge

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Italian

Verb

refrigerate

  1. inflection of refrigerare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
    • Refrigerare definition
      to cool, refrigerate
  2. feminine plural of refrigerato
    • Refrigerato definition
      past participle of refrigerare

Latin

Verb

refrīgerāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of refrīgerō
    • Refrigero definition
      first-person singular present indicative form of refrigerar