Definition of Luxate

1. Verb. Move out of position. "The artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"

Exact synonyms: Dislocate, Slip, Splay
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Derivative terms: Dislocation, Dislocation, Luxation, Slip, Slippage



Definition of Luxate

1. a. Luxated.

2. v. t. To displace, or remove from its proper place, as a joint; to put out of joint; to dislocate.

Definition of Luxate

1. Verb. To dislocate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Luxate

1. to put out of joint [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luxate

luvarid
luvarids
luvars
luvd
luverly
luving
luvs
luvverly
luvvie
luvvies
luvving
luvvy
luvz
luwack
lux
luxate (current term)
luxated
luxates
luxating
luxatio
luxatio erecta
luxatio perinealis
luxation
luxations
luxe
luxes
luxive
luxmeter
luxmeters
luxon

Literary usage of Luxate

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"Thus, to luxate the fingers, hyperextend; to luxate the elbow, hyperextend; to luxate the jaw, practically hyperextend ; to luxate the ..."

2. Putnam's Word Book: A Practical Aid in Expressing Ideas Through the Use of by Louis Andrew Flemming (1913)
"... unbiased, indifferent, neutral, magnanimous, unselfish. disjoint, v. dislocate, luxate, disarticulate. disjointed, a. incoherent, rambling, desultory, ..."

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