EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Via Middle English and Old French, from Latin ritus

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NounEdit

rite (plural rites)

  1. A religious custom.

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IrishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

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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

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rite

  1. past participle of rith

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rite

  1. exhausted, extinct
Derived termsEdit
  • rite anuas
  • rite síos

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rītus (rite, custom)

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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
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