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Definition 1: a salt or ester of lactic acid - [noun denoting substance]

(lactate is a kind of ...) organic compound formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water

(lactate is a kind of ...) a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

Definition 2: give suck to - [verb of consumption]

Samples where lactate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The wetnurse suckled the infant
  • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

Synonyms for lactate in the sense of this definition

(lactate is a kind of ...) give food to

"Feed the starving children in India" "don't give the child this tough meat"

(lactate has a similar meaning as ...) draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth

"suck the poison from the place where the snake bit" "suck on a straw" "the baby sucked on the mother's breast"

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