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

 

intubate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɪntjubeɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntubeɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intubate
BrE BrE//ˈɪntjubeɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntubeɪt//
 
he / she / it intubates
BrE BrE//ˈɪntjubeɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntubeɪts//
 
past simple intubated
BrE BrE//ˈɪntjubeɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntubeɪtɪd//
 
past participle intubated
BrE BrE//ˈɪntjubeɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntubeɪtɪd//
 
-ing form intubating
BrE BrE//ˈɪntjubeɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntubeɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] intubate (somebody/something) to put a tube into a hollow space in the body, for example to allow a person to breathe They managed to intubate the victim inside the wrecked car. to intubate the trachea We made the decision not to intubate.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: intubate