Definition of immolate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

immolate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɪməleɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪməleɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they immolate
BrE BrE//ˈɪməleɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪməleɪt//
 
he / she / it immolates
BrE BrE//ˈɪməleɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪməleɪts//
 
past simple immolated
BrE BrE//ˈɪməleɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪməleɪtɪd//
 
past participle immolated
BrE BrE//ˈɪməleɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪməleɪtɪd//
 
-ing form immolating
BrE BrE//ˈɪməleɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪməleɪtɪŋ//
 
 
jump to other results
immolate somebody (formal) to kill somebody by burning them Word Origin mid 16th cent. (earlier (late Middle English) as immolation): from Latin immolat- ‘sprinkled with sacrificial grain’, from the verb immolare, from in- ‘upon’ + mola ‘meal’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: immolate