verb (used with object), cre·mat·ed, cre·mat·ing.
- cremasteric artery,
- cremasteric reflex,
Origin of cremate
Examples from the Web for cremate
It began in 1973 for 8-year-old Huang, when his grandmother made her family promise to not cremate her.
Cremate the cadaver together with the board upon which it is fixed.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
They had to cremate the bull for fear the disease would spread.Thy Rocks and Rills|Robert Ernest Gilbert
They were going to cremate the body on the outskirts of the town, on the beach that faced the East.Luna Benamor|Vicente Blasco Ibez
To incinerate is to reduce to ashes; the sense differs little from that of cremate, but it is in less popular use.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
But later "waves" of the fighting charioteers did not cremate their dead.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
Word Origin for cremate
1874, a back-formation from cremation. Related: Cremated; cremating.