From the Latin perfect passive participle suffixes of first conjugation verbs -ātus, -āta, and -ātum. In Middle English, it was written -at. Doublet of -ee.
- (in adjectives) having the specified thing
- lobate — “having lobes”
- (in adjectives) characterized by the specified thing
- Italianate — “characterized by Italian features”
- (in adjectives) resembling the specified thing
- palmate — “resembling the palm”
- (in nouns) a thing characterised by the specified thing
- apostate — “one who is characterized by dissent”
- (chemistry, in nouns) a derivative of a specified element or compound; especially a salt or ester of an acid whose name ends in -ic
- acetate — “a salt or ester of acetic acid”
- (in verbs) to act in the specified manner
- (having specified thing): -ous
characterized by the specified thing
a thing characterised by the specified thing
to act in the specified manner
From the Latin abstract-noun-forming suffix -ātus, -ātūs.
a rank or office
-ate m (plural -ates)
Feminine plural of -ato. From Latin -ātās, feminine accusative plural of -ātus.
-ate f pl (non-lemma form of past participle-forming suffix)
- used with a suffix to form the feminine plural past participle of regular -are verbs
-ate f (proper noun-forming suffix)
- common suffix of various towns in Lombardy, that usually indicates belonging to a person or a family
From Latin -ātis (second-person plural present active indicative ending).
-ate (non-lemma form of verb-forming suffix)
- used with a stem to form the second-person plural present and imperative of regular -are verbs
- second-person plural present active imperative of -ō (first conjugation)
- be or be in an interior space, room, house
- ate (“be (in a certain place)”)
- The Ojibwe People's Dictionary https://ojibwe.lib.umn.edu/word-part/ate-final
Feminine plural of -at; from Latin -ātae, feminine nominative plural of -ātus.
-ate (masculine singular -at, feminine singular -ată, masculine plural -ați)
- used with a stem to form the feminine plural past participle of regular -a (first conjugation) verbs. (e.g. lăsate, măsurate, etc.)