[ kom-uh-neyt ]
/ ˈkɒm əˌneɪt /
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verb (used with or without object), com·mi·nat·ed, com·mi·nat·ing.
to threaten with divine punishment or vengeance.
to curse; anathematize.
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Origin of comminate
First recorded in 1605–15; back formation from commination
Words nearby comminate
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