depilate vs epilate what difference

what is difference between depilate and epilate

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin depilo, depilatus.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛpɪleɪt/

Verb

depilate (third-person singular simple present depilates, present participle depilating, simple past and past participle depilated)

  1. To remove hair from the body.

Synonyms

  • epilate

Related terms

  • depilation

Translations

Anagrams

  • die plate, epilated, lepadite, pileated

Italian

Verb

depilate

  1. inflection of depilare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of depilato

Anagrams

  • dipelate, latipede

Latin

Verb

dēpilāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēpilō


English

Etymology

From e- + Latin pilus (hair) + -ate

Verb

epilate (third-person singular simple present epilates, present participle epilating, simple past and past participle epilated)

  1. To remove hair from the body by mechanical, chemical or other means.

Synonyms

  • depilate

Derived terms

  • epilation
  • epilator

Translations

Anagrams

  • pileate

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