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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·sti·pate /ˈkɑn(t)stəˌpet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·sti·pate /ˈkɑn(t)stəˌpet/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sti·pate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Constipated; p. pr. & vb. n. Constipating.]
 1. To crowd or cram into a narrow compass; to press together or condense. [Obs.]
    Of cold the property is to condense and constipate.   --Bacon.
 2. To stop (a channel) by filling it, and preventing passage through it; as, to constipate the capillary vessels.
 3. Med. To render costive; to cause constipation in.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is
           being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is
           constipated today" [syn: clog]
      2: cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate
         you" [syn: bind]