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See also: Skate, skaté, and skatē

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EnglishEdit

 
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Ice skates.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skeɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪt
  • Hyphenation: skate

Etymology 1Edit

Back-formation from Dutch schaats, from Middle Dutch schāetse, from Old Northern French escache (a stilt, trestle) (compare French échasse and English scatch), from a Germanic language, perhaps Frankish *skakkja (stilt).

NounEdit

skate (plural skates)

  1. A runner or blade, usually of steel, with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, made to be fastened under the foot, and used for gliding on ice.
  2. abbreviated form of ice skate or roller skate
  3. The act of skateboarding
    There's time for a quick skate before dinner.
  4. The act of roller skating or ice skating
    The boys had a skate every morning when the lake was frozen.
TranslationsEdit
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VerbEdit

skate (third-person singular simple present skates, present participle skating, simple past and past participle skated)

  1. To move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates.
  2. To skateboard
  3. (skiing) To use the skating technique.
Derived termsEdit
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AdjectiveEdit

skate (not comparable)

  1. (skiing) Pertaining to the technique of skating.

Etymology 2Edit

 
A drawing of a cuckoo skate (Leucoraja naevus)

From Middle English skat, scate (also schat), from Old Norse skata (skate). Cognate with Icelandic skata (skate, ray), Norwegian skate (skate).

NounEdit

 
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skate (plural skates)

  1. A fish of the family Rajidae in the superorder Batoidea (rays) which inhabit most seas. Skates generally have small heads with protruding muzzles, and wide fins attached to a flat body.
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Etymology 3Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

skate (plural skates)

  1. A worn-out horse.
  2. A mean or contemptible person.

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • skate at OneLook Dictionary Search

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English skate, back-formed from Dutch schaats.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skate m (plural skates, diminutive skateje n)

  1. inline skate

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

skate

  1. first-person singular present indicative of skaten
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of skaten
  3. imperative of skaten

FrenchEdit

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

skate

  1. First-person singular present of skaten.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of skaten.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of skaten.
  4. Imperative singular of skaten.

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From skat(īt) (to see, look) +‎ -e.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

skate f (5th declension)

  1. display, exhibition, show (a planned event with the goal of showing, demonstrating something to the public; syn. izstāde)
    modes skatefashion show
    tēlotājas mākslas skatefine art show
    zemkopības tehnikas skateagriculture machinery show
    mākslinieciskās pašdarbības skateamateur performance show
  2. inspection, survey, review (syn. apskate)
    tarifikācijas skateclassification, ranking review
    iziet skatito pass the scrutiny, test, inspection

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SynonymsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skata

NounEdit

skate m (definite singular skaten, indefinite plural skater, definite plural skatene)

  1. a skate (a fish)
  2. a dried tree without branches

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skata

NounEdit

skate f (definite singular skata, indefinite plural skater, definite plural skatene)

  1. a skate (a fish)

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English skate.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skate m (plural skates)

  1. skateboard (small platform on wheels)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

skate m (plural skates)

  1. skating, skateboarding