disease

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /disiːz/ or /dəsiːz/
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Noun[change]

Singular
disease

Plural
diseases

  1. (countable & uncountable) If a person, animal, or plant is ill, it has a disease.
    1.4 million children suffer from heart disease in Pakistan.
    There are many different germs which cause diseases.

Verb[change]

Plain form
disease

Third-person singular
diseases

Past tense
diseased

Past participle
diseased

Present participle
diseasing

  1. (old, no longer used) To cause unease; to annoy, irritate.
  2. To infect with a disease.