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EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Via Middle English and Old French, from Latin ritus.

NounEdit

rite (plural rites)

  1. A religious custom.
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Etymology 2Edit

Variation of right.

AdjectiveEdit

rite (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of right.
    He's rite, you know.
Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

rite (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of right.
    It's rite next to my house.

InterjectionEdit

rite

  1. Informal spelling of right.
    Rite, let's do it...

NounEdit

rite (plural rites)

  1. Informal spelling of right.
    I know rite from wrong.

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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • rit (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin ritus.

NounEdit

rite m (plural rites)

  1. rite

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

rite

  1. past participle of righ

AdjectiveEdit

rite

  1. taut, tense
  2. sharp, steep
  3. exposed (le, to)
  4. eager (chun, for)
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

rite

  1. past participle of rith

AdjectiveEdit

rite

  1. exhausted, extinct
Derived termsEdit

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rītus (rite, custom)

AdverbEdit

rite (not comparable)

  1. according to religious usage, with due observances, with proper ceremonies, ceremonially, solemnly, duly

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

rite

  1. to resemble; to be like, similar, alike