[ ih-ruhk-teyt ]
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verb (used with or without object),e·ruc·tat·ed, e·ruc·tat·ing.
  1. to eruct.

Origin of eructate

First recorded in 1630–40, eructate is from the Latin word ēructātus discharged, sent forth. See eruct, -ate1

Other words from eructate

  • e·ruc·ta·tion [ih-ruhk-tey-shuhn, ee-ruhk-], /ɪ rʌkˈteɪ ʃən, ˌi rʌk-/, noun
  • e·ruc·ta·tive [ih-ruhk-tuh-tiv], /ɪˈrʌk tə tɪv/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use eructate in a sentence

  • They showed, moreover, that the voice was thundered by being uttered from the abdomen like an eructation.

    Myths and Marvels of Astronomy | Richard A. Proctor
  • The myopic digital calculation of coins, eructation consequent upon repletion.

    Ulysses | James Joyce
  • What is known as acute pulmonary eructation is occasionally the sequel to this convulsive affection.

  • In this case there is a stop of the motion of the heart, and at the same time a tendency to eructation from the stomach.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I | Erasmus Darwin
  • Once, during a fit of eructation, Monroe thought he would surely die, and got ready to make his will.

    Edith and John | Franklin S. Farquhar