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cerebrate

[ ser-uh-breyt ]
/ 藞s蓻r 蓹藢bre瑟t /
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verb (used with or without object), cer路e路brat路ed, cer路e路brat路ing.
to use the mind; think or think about.

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Origin of cerebrate

1870鈥75; back formation from cerebration.See cerebrum, -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM cerebrate

cer路e路bra路tion, nouncer路e路bra路tion路al, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cerebrate

celebrate, celibate, cerebrate
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use cerebrate in a sentence

  • Regular customers of Ziegfeld鈥檚-Secrets recalled that Carroll went to great lengths to cerebrate holidays at the club, with elaborate decorations for Christmas and Halloween.

  • They are holding My fate in that atrophied ganglion of theirs which couldn't cerebrate the functions of any single of My cells?'

    The Brain|Alexander Blade
  • Highbrows always cerebrate about the movies in one way or another.

    Outside Inn|Ethel M. Kelley

British Dictionary definitions for cerebrate

cerebrate
/ (藞s蓻r瑟藢bre瑟t) /

verb
(intr) usually facetious to use the mind; think; ponder; consider
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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