menstruate menstruate


  • (v) undergo menstruation


  1. In the 1800s, social historians tell us, the average girl began to menstruate at 15; now the average age is 12.
  2. Some who have taken it for two years or more, then stopped because they wanted a baby, have failed to menstruate and ovulate, and therefore to conceive, for as long as 18 months.
  3. There is indeed a definite suppression of fertility in some women who fail to menstruate or ovulate for a year or two after dropping the Pill.
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anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /