See also: ate, até, atè, atê, atë, and åte

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (adjectives, nouns) IPA(key): /ət/
  • (verbs, adjectives, nouns, chemistry) IPA(key): /eɪt/

Etymology 1Edit

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.

SuffixEdit

-ate

  1. (in adjectives) having the specified thing
    lobate — “having lobes”
  2. (in adjectives) characterized by the specified thing
    Italianate — “characterized by Italian features”
  3. (in adjectives) resembling the specified thing
    palmate — “resembling the palm”
  4. (in nouns) a thing characterised by the specified thing
    apostate — “one who is characterized by dissent”
  5. (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”
  6. (in verbs) to act in the specified manner
    formulate — “to act by putting (something) in a formula”
    Synonym: -ify
SynonymsEdit
  • (having specified thing): -ous
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From the Latin abstract-noun-forming suffix -ātus, -ātūs.

SuffixEdit

-ate

  1. (in nouns) a rank or office
    rabbinate — “the office of a rabbi”
    Synonym: -cy
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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /at/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-ate m (plural -ates)

  1. (chemistry, in nouns) -ate
    benzo- (benzo-) + ‎-ate → ‎benzoate (benzoate)

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Feminine plural of -ato. From Latin -ātās, feminine accusative plural of -ātus.

SuffixEdit

-ate

  1. Used with a suffix to form the feminine plural past participle of regular -are verbs
  2. Common suffix of various towns in Lombardy, that usually indicates belonging to a person or a family

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin -ātis (second-person plural present active indicative ending).

SuffixEdit

-ate

  1. Used with a stem to form the second-person plural present and imperative of regular -are verbs

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SuffixEdit

-āte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of (first conjugation)

Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-āte

  1. vocative masculine singular of -ātus

OjibweEdit

FinalEdit

-ate

  1. be or be in an interior space, room, house

Related termsEdit

  • ate (be (in a certain place))

See alsoEdit

  • biind- (in, into, inside)
  • biinde (be in something)
  • -ige (act in relation to a dwelling)

ReferencesEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine plural of -at; from Latin -ātae, feminine nominative plural of -ātus.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ate (masculine singular -at, feminine singular -ată, masculine plural -ați)

  1. used with a stem to form the feminine plural past participle of regular -a (first conjugation) verbs. (e.g. lăsate, măsurate, etc.)

Derived termsEdit

Category Romanian terms suffixed with -ate not found