verb (used without object), men·stru·at·ed, men·stru·at·ing.
Origin of menstruate
Examples from the Web for menstruate
For instance, some women use it not only to curb premenstrual symptoms, but also to control when they menstruate.
The always-edifying Ann Coulter tweeted that Marines were “protecting his right to menstruate.”Chris Hayes’s Honesty Mistake: Troops Need Citizens Questioning Policy|Peter Beinart|May 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Today the most basic choice is whether or not to menstruate at all.
The drugs allow women to menstruate just four or fewer times a year.
I ceased to menstruate for about a year, which my doctor has said could have a lasting impact on my fertility.
The average age is fourteen years, though there is no reason to worry if a girl does not menstruate for a number of years later.
Don't wait to see if you do not menstruate (monthly sickness) but make it your duty to see that you do.Family Limitation|Margaret Sanger
A strong, robust, full-blooded girl will menstruate at an earlier age, than will a sickly anemic girl.
Four months before admission, the patient did not menstruate but was said not to have worried about this.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
Many women do not menstruate and do not become pregnant while they are nursing.Woman|William J. Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for menstruate
Word Origin for menstruate
Word Origin and History for menstruate
1680s, probably a back-formation from menstruation, or else from Latin menstruatus, past participle of menstruare. Related: Menstruated; menstruating.