See also: ritë, řitě, and rɨte

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.
  2. (by extension) A prescribed behavior.
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TranslationsEdit

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 went to the Rite Aid for my prescription, then to ShopRite for a gallon of milk.
    1. used in unique spellings of company brand names
    2. part of the contraction and interjection amirite

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ritus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rite m (plural rites)

  1. rite

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ParticipleEdit

rite

  1. past participle of righ

AdjectiveEdit

rite

  1. taut, tense
  2. sharp, steep
  3. exposed (le (to))
  4. eager (chun (for))
Derived termsEdit
  • riteacht f (tautness, tenseness; sharpness, steepness; exposedness, bleakness)

Etymology 2Edit

ParticipleEdit

rite

  1. past participle of rith

AdjectiveEdit

rite

  1. exhausted, extinct
Derived termsEdit

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rītus (rite, custom)

AdverbEdit

rīte (not comparable)

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

ReferencesEdit

  • rite in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rite in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rite in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to honour the gods with all due ceremonial (very devoutly): deum rite (summa religione) colere
    • after having performed the sacrifice (with due ritual): rebus divinis (rite) perpetratis

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *lite. Compare Hawaiian like.

VerbEdit

rite

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

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • rite” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Murui HuitotoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɾi.tɛ]
  • Hyphenation: ri‧te

VerbEdit

rite

  1. (transitive) to plant

ReferencesEdit

  • Shirley Burtch (1983) Diccionario Huitoto Murui (Tomo I) (Linguistica Peruana No. 20)‎[2] (in Spanish), Yarinacocha, Peru: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 214
  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[3], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis), page 87

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rite

  1. nominative/accusative plural of riť