Meaning of macerate
Pronunciation: (mas'u-rāt"), [key]
— v., -at•ed, -at•ing.
- to soften or separate into parts by steeping in a liquid.
- to soften or decompose (food) by the action of a solvent.
- to cause to grow thin.
- to undergo maceration.
- to become thin or emaciated; waste away.
- macerate (Thesaurus)