10 letter words ending with ate

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
abalienate verb t. To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate., To estrange; to withdraw., To cause alienation of (mind).
abbreviate verb t. To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken., To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction., Abbreviated; abridged; shortened., Having one part relatively shorter than another or than the ordinary type., An abridgment.
aberuncate verb t. To weed out.
abirritate verb t. To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate.
abjudicate verb t. To reject by judicial sentence; also, to abjudge.
ablaqueate verb t. To lay bare, as the roots of a tree.
absinthate noun A combination of absinthic acid with a base or positive radical.
accelerate verb t. To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; — opposed to retard., To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process of; as, to accelerate the growth of a plant, the increase of wealth, etc., To hasten, as the occurence of an event; as, to accelerate our departure.
accentuate verb t. To pronounce with an accent or with accents., To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize., To mark with the written accent.
accumulate verb t. To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money., To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly., Collected; accumulated.
aculeolate adjective Having small prickles or sharp points.
addle-pate noun A foolish or dull-witted fellow.
adjudicate verb t. To adjudge; to try and determine, as a court; to settle by judicial decree., To come to a judicial decision; as, the court adjudicated upon the case.
adulterate verb t. To defile by adultery., To corrupt, debase, or make impure by an admixture of a foreign or a baser substance; as, to adulterate food, drink, drugs, coin, etc., To commit adultery., Tainted with adultery., Debased by the admixture of a foreign substance; adulterated; spurious.
agnominate verb t. To name.
albuminate noun A substance produced by the action of an alkali upon albumin, and resembling casein in its properties; also, a compound formed by the union of albumin with another substance.
alcoholate noun A crystallizable compound of a salt with alcohol, in which the latter plays a part analogous to that of water of crystallization.
alkalizate adjective Alkaline., To alkalizate.
alliterate verb t. To employ or place so as to make alliteration., To compose alliteratively; also, to constitute alliteration.
alloxanate noun A combination of alloxanic acid and a base or base or positive radical.
amalgamate verb t. To compound or mix, as quicksilver, with another metal; to unite, combine, or alloy with mercury., To mix, so as to make a uniform compound; to unite or combine; as, to amalgamate two races; to amalgamate one race with another., To unite in an amalgam; to blend with another metal, as quicksilver., To coalesce, as a result of growth; to combine into a uniform whole; to blend; as, two organs or parts amalgamate., Alt. of Amalgamated
ameliorate verb t. To make better; to improve; to meliorate., To grow better; to meliorate; as, wine ameliorates by age.
amygdalate adjective Pertaining to, resembling, or made of, almonds., An emulsion made of almonds; milk of almonds., A salt amygdalic acid.
annihilate verb t. To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the existence of; to cause to cease to be., To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of, so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees., To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc., of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness., Annihilated.
annominate verb t. To name.
annumerate verb t. To add on; to count in.
annunciate verb t. To announce., Foretold; preannounced.
anticipate verb t. To be before in doing; to do or take before another; to preclude or prevent by prior action., To take up or introduce beforehand, or before the proper or normal time; to cause to occur earlier or prematurely; as, the advocate has anticipated a part of his argument., To foresee (a wish, command, etc.) and do beforehand that which will be desired., To foretaste or foresee; to have a previous view or impression of; as, to anticipate the pleasures of a visit; to anticipate the evils of life.
antimonate noun A compound of antimonic acid with a base or basic radical.
apostemate verb i. To form an abscess; to swell and fill with pus.
apostolate noun The dignity, office, or mission, of an apostle; apostleship., The dignity or office of the pope, as the holder of the apostolic see.
appreciate verb t. To set a price or value on; to estimate justly; to value., To raise the value of; to increase the market price of; — opposed to depreciate., To be sensible of; to distinguish., To rise in value. [See note under Rise, v. i.]
archontate noun An archon’s term of office.
aristulate adjective Having a short beard or awn.
arsenicate verb t. To combine with arsenic; to treat or impregnate with arsenic.
articulate adjective Expressed in articles or in separate items or particulars., Jointed; formed with joints; consisting of segments united by joints; as, articulate animals or plants., Distinctly uttered; spoken so as to be intelligible; characterized by division into words and syllables; as, articulate speech, sounds, words., An animal of the subkingdom Articulata., To utter articulate sounds; to utter the elementary sounds of a language; to enunciate; to speak distinctly., To treat or make terms., To join or be connected by articulation., To joint; to unite by means of a joint; to put together with joints or at the joints., To draw up or write in separate articles; to particularize; to specify., To form, as the elementary sounds; to utter in distinct syllables or words; to enunciate; as, to articulate letters or language., To express distinctly; to give utterance to.
asiphonate adjective Destitute of a siphon or breathing tube; — said of many bivalve shells., An asiphonate mollusk.
asphyxiate verb t. To bring to a state of asphyxia; to suffocate. [Used commonly in the past pple.]
asseverate verb t. To affirm or aver positively, or with solemnity.
assibilate verb t. To make sibilant; to change to a sibilant.
assimilate verb t. To bring to a likeness or to conformity; to cause a resemblance between., To liken; to compa/e., To appropriate and transform or incorporate into the substance of the assimilating body; to absorb or appropriate, as nourishment; as, food is assimilated and converted into organic tissue., To become similar or like something else., To change and appropriate nourishment so as to make it a part of the substance of the assimilating body., To be converted into the substance of the assimilating body; to become incorporated; as, some kinds of food assimilate more readily than others.
assimulate verb t. To feign; to counterfeit; to simulate; to resemble., To assimilate.
astipulate verb i. To assent.
attaminate verb t. To corrupt; to defile; to contaminate.
auriculate adjective Alt. of Auriculated
auscultate verb i. & t. To practice auscultation; to examine by auscultation.
balbutiate verb i. Alt. of Balbucinate
barbellate adjective Having short, stiff hairs, often barbed at the point.
biangulate adjective Alt. of Biangulated
bicarinate adjective Having two keel-like projections, as the upper palea of grasses.
bichromate noun A salt containing two parts of chromic acid to one of the other ingredients; as, potassium bichromate; — called also dichromate.
bidigitate adjective Having two fingers or fingerlike projections.
bigeminate adjective Having a forked petiole, and a pair of leaflets at the end of each division; biconjugate; twice paired; — said of a decompound leaf.
bilaminate adjective Formed of, or having, two laminae, or thin plates.
bimaculate adjective Having, or marked with, two spots.
binoculate adjective Having two eyes.
binoxalate noun A salt having two equivalents of oxalic acid to one of the base; an acid oxalate.
binucleate adjective Having two nuclei; as, binucleate cells.
biocellate adjective Having two ocelli (eyelike spots); — said of a wing, etc.
bipunctate adjective Having two punctures, or spots.
biquadrate noun The fourth power, or the square of the square. Thus 4×4=16, the square of 4, and 16×16=256, the biquadrate of 4.
birostrate adjective Alt. of Birostrated
bisilicate noun A salt of metasilicic acid; — so called because the ratio of the oxygen of the silica to the oxygen of the base is as two to one. The bisilicates include many of the most common and important minerals.
bisulphate noun A sulphate in which but half the hydrogen of the acid is replaced by a positive element or radical, thus making the proportion of the acid to the positive or basic portion twice what it is in the normal sulphates; an acid sulphate.
bitartrate noun A salt of tartaric acid in which the base replaces but half the acid hydrogen; an acid tartrate, as cream of tartar.
bituminate verb t. To treat or impregnate with bitumen; to cement with bitumen.
branchiate adjective Furnished with branchiae; as, branchiate segments.
cacuminate verb i. To make sharp or pointed.
calceolate adjective Slipper-ahaped. See Calceiform.
calcitrate verb i. & i. To kick.
caliculate adjective Relating to, or resembling, a cup; also improperly used for calycular, calyculate.
calumniate verb t. To accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of something disreputable; to slander; to libel., To propagate evil reports with a design to injure the reputation of another; to make purposely false charges of some offense or crime.
calyculate adjective Alt. of Calyculated
camphorate verb t. To impregnate or treat with camphor., A salt of camphoric acid., Alt. of Camporated
cancellate verb t. Consisting of a network of veins, without intermediate parenchyma, as the leaves of certain plants; latticelike., Having the surface coveres with raised lines, crossing at right angles.
canonicate noun The office of a canon; a canonry.
cantillate verb i. To chant; to recite with musical tones.
capacitate verb t. To render capable; to enable; to qualify.
capistrate adjective Hooded; cowled.
capitulate noun To settle or draw up the heads or terms of an agreement, as in chapters or articles; to agree., To surrender on terms agreed upon (usually, drawn up under several heads); as, an army or a garrison capitulates., To surrender or transfer, as an army or a fortress, on certain conditions.
capreolate adjective Having a tendril or tendrils.
catenulate adjective Consisting of little links or chains., Chainlike; — said both or color marks and of indentations when arranged like the links of a chain, as on shells, etc.
centuriate adjective Pertaining to, or divided into, centuries or hundreds., To divide into hundreds.
chalybeate adjective Impregnated with salts of iron; having a taste like iron; as, chalybeate springs., Any water, liquid, or medicine, into which iron enters as an ingredient.
chlamydate adjective Having a mantle; — applied to certain gastropods.
chloridate verb t. To treat or prepare with a chloride, as a plate with chloride of silver, for the purposes of photography.
chlorinate verb t. To treat, or cause to combine, with chlorine.
clavellate adjective See Clavate.
coacervate adjective Raised into a pile; collected into a crowd; heaped., To heap up; to pile.
collegiate adjective Of or pertaining to a college; as, collegiate studies; a collegiate society., A member of a college.
colliquate verb t. & i. To change from solid to fluid; to make or become liquid; to melt.
commentate verb t. & i. To write comments or notes upon; to make comments.
commigrate verb i. To migrate together.
compensate verb t. To make equal return to; to remunerate; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses., To be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for., To make amends; to supply an equivalent; — followed by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation.
complanate verb t. Flattened to a level surface., To make level.
complicate adjective Composed of two or more parts united; complex; complicated; involved., Folded together, or upon itself, with the fold running lengthwise., To fold or twist together; to combine intricately; to make complex; to combine or associate so as to make intricate or difficult.
comprobate verb i. To agree; to concur.
conciliate verb t. To win ower; to gain from a state of hostility; to gain the good will or favor of; to make friendly; to mollify; to propitiate; to appease.
concinnate verb t. To place fitly together; to adapt; to clear.
concionate verb i. To preach.
conculcate verb t. To tread or trample under foot.
condensate verb t. Made dense; condensed., To condense.
confiscate adjective Seized and appropriated by the government to the public use; forfeited., To seize as forfeited to the public treasury; to appropriate to the public use.
conformate adjective Having the same form.
conglobate adjective Collected into, or forming, a rounded mass or ball; as, the conglobate [lymphatic] glands; conglobate flowers., To collect or form into a ball or rounded mass; to gather or mass together.
congregate adjective Collected; compact; close., To collect into an assembly or assemblage; to assemble; to bring into one place, or into a united body; to gather together; to mass; to compact., To come together; to assemble; to meet.
consecrate adjective Consecrated; devoted; dedicated; sacred., To make, or declare to be, sacred; to appropriate to sacred uses; to set apart, dedicate, or devote, to the service or worship of God; as, to consecrate a church; to give (one’s self) unreservedly, as to the service of God., To set apart to a sacred office; as, to consecrate a bishop., To canonize; to exalt to the rank of a saint; to enroll among the gods, as a Roman emperor., To render venerable or revered; to hallow; to dignify; as, rules or principles consecrated by time.
consociate noun An associate; an accomplice., To bring into alliance, confederacy, or relationship; to bring together; to join; to unite., To unite in an ecclesiastical consociation., To be allied, confederated, or associated; to coalescence., To form an ecclesiastical consociation.
constipate verb t. To crowd or cram into a narrow compass; to press together or condense., To stop (a channel) by filling it, and preventing passage through it; as, to constipate the capillary vessels., To render costive; to cause constipation in.
consummate adjective Carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect., To bring to completion; to raise to the highest point or degree; to complete; to finish; to perfect; to achieve.
contiguate adjective Contiguous; touching.
continuate adjective Immediately united together; intimately connected., Uninterrupted; unbroken; continual; continued.
conviciate verb i. To utter reproaches; to raise a clamor; to rail.
coordinate adjective Equal in rank or order; not subordinate., To make coordinate; to put in the same order or rank; as, to coordinate ideas in classification., To give a common action, movement, or condition to; to regulate and combine so as to produce harmonious action; to adjust; to harmonize; as, to coordinate muscular movements., A thing of the same rank with another thing; one two or more persons or things of equal rank, authority, or importance., Lines, or other elements of reference, by means of which the position of any point, as of a curve, is defined with respect to certain fixed lines, or planes, called coordinate axes and coordinate planes. See Abscissa.
corradiate verb t. To converge to one point or focus, as light or rays.
corrodiate verb t. To eat away by degrees; to corrode.
costellate adjective Finely ribbed or costated.
cothurnate adjective Alt. of Cothurnated
cyanaurate noun See Aurocyanide.
deambulate verb i. To walk abroad.
debacchate verb i. To rave as a bacchanal.
debilitate verb t. To impair the strength of; to weaken; to enfeeble; as, to debilitate the body by intemperance.
debulliate verb i. To boil over.
decapitate verb t. To cut off the head of; to behead., To remove summarily from office.
decolorate adjective Deprived of color., To decolor.
dedecorate verb t. To bring to shame; to disgrace.
defatigate verb t. To weary or tire out; to fatigue.
deflagrate verb i. To burn with a sudden and sparkling combustion, as niter; also, to snap and crackle with slight explosions when heated, as salt., To cause to burn with sudden and sparkling combustion, as by the action of intense heat; to burn or vaporize suddenly; as, to deflagrate refractory metals in the oxyhydrogen flame.
degenerate adjective Having become worse than one’s kind, or one’s former state; having declined in worth; having lost in goodness; deteriorated; degraded; unworthy; base; low., To be or grow worse than one’s kind, or than one was originally; hence, to be inferior; to grow poorer, meaner, or more vicious; to decline in good qualities; to deteriorate., To fall off from the normal quality or the healthy structure of its kind; to become of a lower type.
deliberate adjective Weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining; — applied to persons; as, a deliberate judge or counselor., Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash; as, a deliberate opinion; a deliberate measure or result., Not hasty or sudden; slow., To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder; as, to deliberate a question., To take counsel with one’s self; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action; to reflect; to consider; to hesitate in deciding; — sometimes with on, upon, about, concerning.
deliquiate verb i. To melt and become liquid by absorbing water from the air; to deliquesce.
delitigate verb i. To chide; to rail heartily.
denominate verb t. To give a name to; to characterize by an epithet; to entitle; to name; to designate., Having a specific name or denomination; specified in the concrete as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate quantity, while 7 is mere abstract quantity or number. See Compound number, under Compound.
denunciate verb t. To denounce; to condemn publicly or solemnly.
deoppilate verb t. To free from obstructions; to clear a passage through.
deosculate verb t. To kiss warmly.
depatriate verb t. & i. To withdraw, or cause to withdraw, from one’s country; to banish.
depopulate verb t. To deprive of inhabitants, whether by death or by expulsion; to reduce greatly the populousness of; to dispeople; to unpeople., To become dispeopled.
depreciate verb t. To lessen in price or estimated value; to lower the worth of; to represent as of little value or claim to esteem; to undervalue., To fall in value; to become of less worth; to sink in estimation; as, a paper currency will depreciate, unless it is convertible into specie.
depreicate verb t. To proclaim; to celebrate.
depucelate verb t. To deflour; to deprive of virginity.
depudicate verb t. To deflour; to dishonor.
deracinate verb t. To pluck up by the roots; to extirpate.
desiderate verb t. To desire; to feel the want of; to lack; to miss; to want.
desponsate verb t. To betroth.
desquamate verb i. To peel off in the form of scales; to scale off, as the skin in certain diseases.
detesttate verb t. To detest.
dichromate noun A salt of chromic acid containing two equivalents of the acid radical to one of the base; — called also bichromate.
digladiate verb i. To fight like gladiators; to contend fiercely; to dispute violently.
dijudicate verb i. To make a judicial decision; to decide; to determine.
dilacerate verb t. To rend asunder; to tear to pieces.
dilapidate verb t. To bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin, by misuse or through neglect; to destroy the fairness and good condition of; — said of a building., To impair by waste and abuse; to squander., To get out of repair; to fall into partial ruin; to become decayed; as, the church was suffered to dilapidate.
dilucidate verb t. To elucidate.
disanimate verb t. To deprive of life., To deprive of spirit; to dishearten.
discarnate adjective Stripped of flesh.
disculpate verb t. To free from blame or the imputation of a fault; to exculpate.
disgregate verb t. To disperse; to scatter; — opposite of congregate.
disoxidate verb t. To deoxidate; to deoxidize.
dissertate verb i. To deal in dissertation; to write dissertations; to discourse.
dissociate verb t. To separate from fellowship or union; to disunite; to disjoin; as, to dissociate the particles of a concrete substance.
distillate noun The product of distillation; as, the distillate from molasses.
disulphate noun A salt of disulphuric or pyrosulphuric acid; a pyrosulphate., An acid salt of sulphuric acid, having only one equivalent of base to two of the acid.
divaricate verb i. To part into two branches; to become bifid; to fork., To diverge; to be divaricate., To divide into two branches; to cause to branch apart., Diverging; spreading asunder; widely diverging., Forking and diverging; widely diverging; as the branches of a tree, or as lines of sculpture, or color markings on animals, etc.
dunderpate noun See Dunderhead.
duumvirate noun The union of two men in the same office; or the office, dignity, or government of two men thus associated, as in ancient Rome.
ebracteate adjective Without bracts.
echinulate adjective Set with small spines or prickles.
edulcorate verb t. To render sweet; to sweeten; to free from acidity., To free from acids, salts, or other soluble substances, by washing; to purify.
effectuate verb t. To bring to pass; to effect; to achieve; to accomplish; to fulfill.
effeminate adjective Having some characteristic of a woman, as delicacy, luxuriousness, etc.; soft or delicate to an unmanly degree; womanish; weak., Womanlike; womanly; tender; — in a good sense., To make womanish; to make soft and delicate; to weaken., To grow womanish or weak.
effluviate verb i. To give forth effluvium.
egerminate verb i. To germinate.
eglomerate verb t. To unwind, as a thread from a ball.
electorate noun The territory, jurisdiction, or dignity of an elector, as in the old German empire., The whole body of persons in a nation or state who are entitled to vote in an election, or any distinct class or division of them.
elucubrate verb i. See Lucubrate.
emancipate verb t. To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as: (a) To set free, as a minor from a parent; as, a father may emancipate a child. (b) To set free from bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit; as, to emancipate a slave, or a country., To free from any controlling influence, especially from anything which exerts undue or evil influence; as, to emancipate one from prejudices or error., Set at liberty.
emarginate verb t. To take away the margin of., Alt. of Emarginated
emasculate verb t. To deprive of virile or procreative power; to castrate power; to castrate; to geld., To deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to weaken; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness., Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; weak.
embryonate adjective Alt. of Embryonated
emendicate verb t. To beg.
episcopate noun A bishopric; the office and dignity of a bishop., The collective body of bishops., The time of a bishop’s rule., To act as a bishop; to fill the office of a prelate.
equiparate verb t. To compare.
equivocate adjective To use words of equivocal or doubtful signification; to express one’s opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive; to use ambiguous expressions with a view to mislead; as, to equivocate is the work of duplicity., To render equivocal or ambiguous.
essentiate verb t. To form or constitute the essence or being of., To become assimilated; to be changed into the essence.
eventerate verb t. To rip open; todisembowel.
eventilate verb t. To winnow out; to fan., To discuss; to ventilate.
evestigate verb t. To investigate.
eviscerate verb t. To take out the entrails of; to disembowel; to gut.
exacerbate verb t. To render more violent or bitter; to irriate; to exasperate; to imbitter, as passions or disease.
exaggerate verb t. To heap up; to accumulate., To amplify; to magnify; to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth ; to delineate extravagantly ; to overstate the truth concerning.
exannulate adjective Having the sporangium destitute of a ring; — said of certain genera of ferns.
exarillate adjective Having no aril; — said of certain seeds, or of the plants producing them.
exasperate adjective Exasperated; imbittered., To irritate in a high degree; to provoke; to enrage; to exscite or to inflame the anger of; as, to exasperate a person or his feelings., To make grievous, or more grievous or malignant; to aggravate; to imbitter; as, to exasperate enmity.
exaugurate verb t. To annul the consecration of; to secularize; to unhellow.
excalceate verb t. To deprive of shoes.
excogitate verb t. To think out; to find out or discover by thinking; to devise; to contrive., To cogitate.
excruciate adjective Excruciated; tortured., To inflict agonizing pain upon; to torture; to torment greatly; to rack; as, to excruciate the heart or the body.
exenterate verb t. To take out the bowels or entrails of; to disembowel; to eviscerate; as, exenterated fishes.
exheredate verb t. To disinherit.
exhilarate verb t. To make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates a man., To become joyous.
exorbitate verb i. To go out of the track; to deviate.
exosculate verb t. To kiss; especially, to kiss repeatedly or fondly.
expatriate verb t. To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of., Reflexively, as To expatriate one’s self: To withdraw from one’s native country; to renounce the rights and liabilities of citizenship where one is born, and become a citizen of another country.
expeditate verb t. To deprive of the claws or the balls of the fore feet; as, to expeditate a dog that he may not chase deer.
exprobrate verb t. To charge upon with reproach; to upbraid.
exsufflate verb t. To exorcise or renounce by blowing.
extimulate verb t. To stimulate.
extuberate verb i. To swell out.
exulcerate verb t. & i. To ulcerate., To corrode; to fret; to chafe; to inflame., Very sore; ulcerated.
exungulate verb t. To pare off, as nails, the hoof, etc.
exuscitate verb t. See Exsuscitate
facilitate verb t. To make easy or less difficult; to free from difficulty or impediment; to lessen the labor of; as, to facilitate the execution of a task.
fastigiate adjective Alt. of Fastigiated
felicitate adjective Made very happy., To make very happy; to delight., To express joy or pleasure to; to wish felicity to; to call or consider (one’s self) happy; to congratulate.
fenestrate adjective Having numerous openings; irregularly reticulated; as, fenestrate membranes; fenestrate fronds., Having transparent spots, as the wings of certain butterflies.
fimbricate adjective Fringed; jagged; fimbriate., fringed, on one side only, by long, straight hairs, as the antennae of certain insects.
first-rate adjective Of the highest excellence; preeminent in quality, size, or estimation., A war vessel of the highest grade or the most powerful class.
flabellate adjective Flabelliform.
flagellate verb t. To whip; to scourge; to flog., Flagelliform., Of or pertaining to the Flagellata.
flocculate verb i. To aggregate into small lumps., Furnished with tufts of curly hairs, as some insects.
fluoborate noun A salt of fluoboric acid; a fluoboride.
fo’liolate adjective Of or pertaining to leaflets; — used in composition; as, bi-foliolate.
fraternate verb i. To fraternize; to hold fellowship.
funiculate adjective Forming a narrow ridge.
gangrenate verb t. To gangrene.
gelatinate verb t. To convert into gelatin, or into a substance resembling jelly., To be converted into gelatin, or into a substance like jelly.
geniculate adjective Bent abruptly at an angle, like the knee when bent; as, a geniculate stem; a geniculate ganglion; a geniculate twin crystal., To form joints or knots on.
habilitate adjective Qualified or entitled., To fit out; to equip; to qualify; to entitle.
hereticate verb t. To decide to be heresy or a heretic; to denounce as a heretic or heretical.
homologate verb t. To approve; to allow; to confirm; as, the court homologates a proceeding.
hydriodate noun Same as Hydriodide.
illaqueate verb t. To insnare; to entrap; to entangle; to catch.
illiterate adjective Ignorant of letters or books; unlettered; uninstructed; uneducated; as, an illiterate man, or people.
illuminate verb t. To make light; to throw light on; to supply with light, literally or figuratively; to brighten., To light up; to decorate with artificial lights, as a building or city, in token of rejoicing or respect., To adorn, as a book or page with borders, initial letters, or miniature pictures in colors and gold, as was done in manuscripts of the Middle Ages., To make plain or clear; to dispel the obscurity to by knowledge or reason; to explain; to elucidate; as, to illuminate a text, a problem, or a duty., To light up in token or rejoicing., Enlightened., One who enlightened; esp., a pretender to extraordinary light and knowledge.
illustrate verb t. To make clear, bright, or luminous., To set in a clear light; to exhibit distinctly or conspicuously., To make clear, intelligible, or apprehensible; to elucidate, explain, or exemplify, as by means of figures, comparisons, and examples., To adorn with pictures, as a book or a subject; to elucidate with pictures, as a history or a romance., To give renown or honor to; to make illustrious; to glorify., Illustrated; distinguished; illustrious.
immaculate adjective Without stain or blemish; spotless; undefiled; clear; pure.
immoderate adjective Not moderate; exceeding just or usual and suitable bounds; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable; as, immoderate demands; immoderate grief; immoderate laughter.
impinguate verb t. To fatten; to make fat.
impregnate verb t. To make pregnant; to cause to conceive; to render prolific; to get with child or young., To come into contact with (an ovum or egg) so as to cause impregnation; to fertilize; to fecundate., To infuse an active principle into; to render fruitful or fertile in any way; to fertilize; to imbue., To infuse particles of another substance into; to communicate the quality of another to; to cause to be filled, imbued, mixed, or furnished (with something); as, to impregnate India rubber with sulphur; clothing impregnated with contagion; rock impregnated with ore., To become pregnant., Impregnated; made prolific.
impunctate adjective Not punctuate or dotted.
inaccurate adjective Not accurate; not according to truth; inexact; incorrect; erroneous; as, in inaccurate man, narration, copy, judgment, calculation, etc.
inadequate adjective Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
inanitiate verb t. To produce inanition in; to exhaust for want of nourishment.
inaugurate adjective Invested with office; inaugurated., To introduce or induct into an office with suitable ceremonies or solemnities; to invest with power or authority in a formal manner; to install; as, to inaugurate a president; to inaugurate a king., To cause to begin, esp. with formality or solemn ceremony; hence, to set in motion, action, or progress; to initiate; — used especially of something of dignity or worth or public concern; as, to inaugurate a new era of things, new methods, etc., To celebrate the completion of, or the first public use of; to dedicate, as a statue., To begin with good omens.
incinerate Reduced to ashes by burning; thoroughly consumed., To burn to ashes; to consume; to burn.
incoronate adjective Crowned.
incrassate verb t. To make thick or thicker; to thicken; especially, in pharmacy, to thicken (a liquid) by the mixture of another substance, or by evaporating the thinner parts., To become thick or thicker., Alt. of Incrassated
incrustate adjective Incrusted., To incrust.
indelicate adjective Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to good manners, or to purity of mind; coarse; rude; as, an indelicate word or suggestion; indelicate behavior.
indigitate verb i. To communicative ideas by the fingers; to show or compute by the fingers., To point out with the finger; to indicate.
indubitate adjective Not questioned or doubtful; evident; certain., To bring into doubt; to cause to be doubted.
indulgiate verb t. To indulge.
inequitate verb t. To ride over or through.
infiltrate verb i. To enter by penetrating the pores or interstices of a substance; to filter into or through something., To penetrate gradually; — sometimes used reflexively.
ingeminate adjective Redoubled; repeated., To redouble or repeat; to reiterate.
ingenerate adjective Generated within; inborn; innate; as, ingenerate powers of body., To generate or produce within; to begete; to engener; to occasion; to cause.
ingratiate verb t. To introduce or commend to the favor of another; to bring into favor; to insinuate; — used reflexively, and followed by with before the person whose favor is sought., To recommend; to render easy or agreeable; — followed by to., To gain favor.
inhabitate verb t. To inhabit.
inlapidate verb t. To convert into a stony substance; to petrity.
innominate adjective Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place., A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate artery, a great branch of the arch of the aorta; the innominate vein, a great branch of the superior vena cava.
inordinate adjective Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds; irregular; excessive; immoderate; as, an inordinate love of the world.
inosculate verb i. To unite by apposition or contact, as two tubular vessels at their extremities; to anastomose., To intercommunicate; to interjoin., To unite by apposition or contact, as two vessels in an animal body., To unite intimately; to cause to become as one.
inracinate verb t. To enroot or implant.
inseminate verb t. To sow; to impregnate.
inseparate adjective Not separate; together; united.
insimulate verb t. To accuse.
inspissate verb t. To thicken or bring to greater consistence, as fluids by evaporation., Thick or thickened; inspissated.
instaurate verb t. To renew or renovate.
intemerate adjective Alt. of Intemerated
intenerate adjective To make tender or sensitive; to soften., Made tender or soft; softened.
interstate adjective Pertaining to the mutual relations of States; existing between, or including, different States; as, interstate commerce.
intimidate verb t. To make timid or fearful; to inspire of affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash.
intoxicate adjective Intoxicated., Overexcited, as with joy or grief., To poison; to drug., To make drunk; to inebriate; to excite or to stupefy by strong drink or by a narcotic substance., To excite to a transport of enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness; to elate unduly or excessively.
invaginate verb t. To insert as in a sheath; to produce intussusception in., Alt. of Invaginated
invalidate verb t. To render invalid; to weaken or lessen the force of; to destroy the authority of; to render of no force or effect; to overthrow; as, to invalidate an agreement or argument.
inveterate adjective Old; long-established., Firmly established by long continuance; obstinate; deep-rooted; of long standing; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate abuse., Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker., Malignant; virulent; spiteful., To fix and settle by long continuance.
invigorate verb t. To give vigor to; to strengthen; to animate; to give life and energy to.
irradicate verb t. To root deeply.
irregulate verb t. To make irregular; to disorder.
italianate verb t. To render Italian, or conformable to Italian customs; to Italianize., Italianized; Italianated.
jaspachate noun Agate jasper.
lachrymate verb i. To weep.
lanceolate adjective Alt. of Lanceolated
legitimate adjective Accordant with law or with established legal forms and requirements; lawful; as, legitimate government; legitimate rights; the legitimate succession to the throne; a legitimate proceeding of an officer; a legitimate heir., Lawfully begotten; born in wedlock., Authorized; real; genuine; not false, counterfeit, or spurious; as, legitimate poems of Chaucer; legitimate inscriptions., Conforming to known principles, or accepted rules; as, legitimate reasoning; a legitimate standard, or method; a legitimate combination of colors., Following by logical sequence; reasonable; as, a legitimate result; a legitimate inference., To make legitimate, lawful, or valid; esp., to put in the position or state of a legitimate person before the law, by legal means; as, to legitimate a bastard child.
lemniscate noun A curve in the form of the figure 8, with both parts symmetrical, generated by the point in which a tangent to an equilateral hyperbola meets the perpendicular on it drawn from the center.
levogyrate adjective Turning or twisting the plane of polarization towards the left, as levulose, levotartaric acid, etc.
licentiate noun One who has a license to exercise a profession; as, a licentiate in medicine or theology., A friar authorized to receive confessions and grant absolution in all places, independently of the local clergy., One who acts without restraint, or takes a liberty, as if having a license therefor., On the continent of Europe, a university degree intermediate between that of bachelor and that of doctor., To give a license to.
magistrate noun A person clothed with power as a public civil officer; a public civil officer invested with the executive government, or some branch of it.
mammillate adjective Alt. of Mammillated
manipulate verb t. To treat, work, or operate with the hands, especially when knowledge and dexterity are required; to manage in hand work; to handle; as, to manipulate scientific apparatus., To control the action of, by management; as, to manipulate a convention of delegates; to manipulate the stock market; also, to manage artfully or fraudulently; as, to manipulate accounts, or election returns., To use the hands in dexterous operations; to do hand work; specifically, to manage the apparatus or instruments used in scientific work, or in artistic or mechanical processes; also, specifically, to use the hand in mesmeric operations.
margravate noun Alt. of Margraviate
marquisate noun The seigniory, dignity, or lordship of a marquis; the territory governed by a marquis.
marsupiate adjective Related to or resembling the marsupials; furnished with a pouch for the young, as the marsupials, and also some fishes and Crustacea.
menstruate adjective Menstruous., To discharge the menses; to have the catamenial flow.
mesaconate noun A salt of mesaconic acid.
mesoxalate noun A salt of mesoxalic acid.
methionate noun A salt of methionic acid.
miseducate verb t. To educate in a wrong manner.
mithridate noun An antidote against poison, or a composition in form of an electuary, supposed to serve either as a remedy or a preservative against poison; an alexipharmic; — so called from King Mithridates, its reputed inventor.
modificate verb t. To qualify.
morigerate adjective Obedient.
moroxylate noun A morate.
munificate verb t. To enrich.
muriculate adjective Minutely muricate.
nidificate verb i. To make a nest.
nobilitate verb t. To make noble; to ennoble; to exalt.
obequitate verb i. To ride about.
obliterate verb t. To erase or blot out; to efface; to render undecipherable, as a writing., To wear out; to remove or destroy utterly by any means; to render imperceptible; as. to obliterate ideas; to obliterate the monuments of antiquity., Scarcely distinct; — applied to the markings of insects.
obnubilate verb t. To cloud; to obscure.
obtruncate verb t. To deprive of a limb; to lop.
occrustate verb t. To incrust; to harden.
oenanthate noun A salt of the supposed /nanthic acid.
operculate adjective Alt. of Operculated
opinionate adjective Opinionated.
orbiculate noun That which is orbiculate; especially, a solid the vertical section of which is oval, and the horizontal section circular., Alt. of Orbiculated
oxymuriate noun A salt of the supposed oxymuriatic acid; a chloride.
palatinate noun The province or seigniory of a palatine; the dignity of a palatine., To make a palatinate of.
palprbrate adjective Having eyelids.
paniculate adjective Alt. of Paniculated
parturiate verb i. To bring forth young.
passionate adjective Capable or susceptible of passion, or of different passions; easily moved, excited or agitated; specifically, easily moved to anger; irascible; quick-tempered; as, a passionate nature., Characterized by passion; expressing passion; ardent in feeling or desire; vehement; warm; as, a passionate friendship., Suffering; sorrowful., To affect with passion; to impassion., To express feelingly or sorrowfully.
patriciate noun The patrician class; the aristocracy; also, the office of patriarch.
pediculate adjective Of or pertaining to the Pediculati.
pencillate adjective Alt. of Pencillated
perbromate noun A salt of perbromic acid.
perfoliate adjective Having the basal part produced around the stem; — said of leaves which the stem apparently passes directory through., Surrounded by a circle of hairs, or projections of any kind.
perfricate verb t. To rub over.
perpetrate verb t. To do or perform; to carry through; to execute, commonly in a bad sense; to commit (as a crime, an offense); to be guilty of; as, to perpetrate a foul deed.
perpetuate verb t. To make perpetual; to cause to endure, or to be continued, indefinitely; to preserve from extinction or oblivion; to eternize., Made perpetual; perpetuated.
perturbate verb t. To perturb., Perturbed; agitated.
pistillate adjective Having a pistil or pistils; — usually said of flowers having pistils but no stamens.
ploughgate noun The Scotch equivalent of the English word plowland.
postillate verb t. To explain by marginal notes; to postil., To write postils; to comment., To preach by expounding Scripture verse by verse, in regular order.
potentiate verb t. To render active or potent.
prebendate verb t. To invest with the office of prebendary; to present to a prebend.
pregravate verb t. To bear down; to depress.
premediate verb t. To advocate.
preominate verb t. To ominate beforehand; to portend.
principate noun Principality; supreme rule.
pristinate adjective Pristine; primitive.
profligate adjective Overthrown; beaten; conquered., Broken down in respect of rectitude, principle, virtue, or decency; openly and shamelessly immoral or vicious; dissolute; as, profligate man or wretch., An abandoned person; one openly and shamelessly vicious; a dissolute person., To drive away; to overcome.
prolongate verb t. To prolong; to extend in space or in time.
promulgate verb t. To make known by open declaration, as laws, decrees, or tidings; to publish; as, to promulgate the secrets of a council.
propiolate noun A salt of propiolic acid.
propionate noun A salt of propionic acid.
propitiate verb t. To appease to render favorable; to make propitious; to conciliate., To make propitiation; to atone.
punctulate adjective Alt. of Punctulated
pyroborate noun A salt of pyroboric acid.
pyromalate noun A salt of pyromalic acid.
pyromucate noun A salt of pyromucic acid.
quaternate adjective Composed of, or arranged in, sets of four; quaternary; as, quaternate leaves.
rattlepate noun A rattlehead.
recidivate verb i. To backslide; to fall again.
recuperate verb i. To recover health; to regain strength; to convalesce., To recover; to regain; as, to recuperate the health or strength.
regenerate adjective Reproduced., Born anew; become Christian; renovated in heart; changed from a natural to a spiritual state., To generate or produce anew; to reproduce; to give new life, strength, or vigor to., To cause to be spiritually born anew; to cause to become a Christian; to convert from sin to holiness; to implant holy affections in the heart of., Hence, to make a radical change for the better in the character or condition of; as, to regenerate society.
registrate verb t. To register.
rejuvenate verb t. To render young again.
rememorate verb i. To recall something by means of memory; to remember.
remunerate verb t. To pay an equivalent to for any service, loss, expense, or other sacrifice; to recompense; to requite; as, to remunerate men for labor.
renavigate verb t. To navigate again.
renumerate verb t. To recount.
repatriate verb t. To restore to one’s own country.
reseminate verb t. To produce again by means of seed.
restagnate verb i. To stagnate; to cease to flow.
restaurate verb t. To restore.
resupinate adjective Inverted in position; appearing to be upside down or reversed, as the flowers of the orchis and the leaves of some plants.
reticulate adjective Alt. of Reticulated
retinulate adjective Having, or characterized by, retinul/.
retractate verb t. To retract; to recant.
revegetate verb i. To vegetate anew.
revigorate adjective Having new vigor or strength; invigorated anew., To give new vigor to.
ridgeplate noun See Ridgepole.
rostellate adjective Having a rostellum, or small beak; terminating in a beak.
saccharate noun A salt of saccharic acid., In a wider sense, a compound of saccharose, or any similar carbohydrate, with such bases as the oxides of calcium, barium, or lead; a sucrate.
salicylate noun A salt of salicylic acid.
sardachate noun A variety of agate containing sard.
schoolmate noun A pupil who attends the same school as another.
scutellate adjective Alt. of Scutellated
semilunate adjective Semilunar.
septennate noun A period of seven years; as, the septennate during which the President of the French Republic holds office.
sexradiate adjective Having six rays; — said of certain sponge spicules. See Illust. of Spicule.
siogoonate noun See Shogunate.
skainsmate noun A messmate; a companion.
solicitate adjective Solicitous.
spathulate adjective See Spatulate.
sphacelate verb t. To affect with gangrene., Alt. of Sphacelated
spherulate adjective Covered or set with spherules; having one or more rows of spherules, or minute tubercles.
squamulate adjective Same as Squamulose.
steersmate noun One who steers; steersman.
stellulate adjective Minutely stellate.
stercorate noun Excrement; dung.
stereobate noun The lower part or basement of a building or pedestal; — used loosely for several different forms of basement.
stipellate adjective Having stipels.
stridulate verb t. To make a shrill, creaking noise, to make a shrill or musical sound, such as is made by the males of many insects.
subarcuate adjective Alt. of Subarcuated
subcordate adjective Somewhat cordate; somewhat like a heart in shape.
subtiliate verb t. To make thin or rare.
suffragate adjective To vote or vote with.
suggillate verb t. To beat livid, or black and blue.
sulphamate noun A salt of sulphamic acid.
sulphinate noun A salt of a sulphinic acid.
sulphonate noun A salt of sulphonic acid.
sulphurate adjective Sulphureous., To sulphurize.
superbiate verb t. To make (a person) haughty.
supplicate verb t. To entreat for; to seek by earnest prayer; to ask for earnestly and humbly; as, to supplicate blessings on Christian efforts to spread the gospel., To address in prayer; to entreat as a supplicant; as, to supplicate the Deity., To make petition with earnestness and submission; to implore.
suroxidate verb t. To combine with oxygen so as to form a suroxide or peroxide.
sustentate verb t. To sustain.
tartramate noun A salt of tartramic acid.
tartronate noun A salt of tartronic acid.
terneplate adjective Thin iron sheets coated with an alloy of lead and tin; — so called because made up of three metals.
tessellate verb t. To form into squares or checkers; to lay with checkered work., Tessellated.
tibicinate verb i. To play on a tibia, or pipe.
tralineate verb i. To deviate; to stray; to wander.
transmeate verb t. To pass over or beyond.
triclinate adjective Triclinic.
tricostate adjective Three-ribbed; having three ribs from the base.
tricurvate adjective Curved in three directions; as, a tricurvate spicule (see Illust. of Spicule).
tridentate adjective Alt. of Tridentated
trifoliate adjective Alt. of Trifoliated
trifurcate adjective Alt. of Trifurcated
trinervate adjective Having three ribs or nerves extending unbranched from the base to the apex; — said of a leaf.
tripennate adjective Same as Tripinnate.
tripinnate adjective Having bipinnate leaflets arranged on each side of a rhachis.
triplicate verb t. Made thrice as much; threefold; tripled., A third thing corresponding to two others of the same kind.
tripudiate verb i. To dance.
triradiate adjective Alt. of Triradiated
triseriate adjective Arranged in three vertical or spiral rows.
trisulcate adjective Having three furrows, forks, or prongs; having three grooves or sulci; three-grooved.
triternate adjective Three times ternate; — applied to a leaf whose petiole separates into three branches, each of which divides into three parts which each bear three leafiets.
tubicinate verb i. To blow a trumpet.
tumultuate verb i. To make a tumult.
umbilicate adjective Alt. of Umbilicated
unaccurate adjective Inaccurate.
understate verb t. To state or represent less strongly than may be done truthfully.
unicostate adjective Having a single rib or strong nerve running upward from the base; — said of a leaf.
unilabiate adjective Having one lip only; as, a unilabiate corolla.
uniovulate adjective Containing but one ovule.
uniplicate adjective Having, or consisting of, but one fold.
uniseptate adjective Having but one septum, or partition; — said of two-celled fruits, such as the silicles of cruciferous plants.
uniseriate adjective Having one line or series; uniserial.
unordinate adjective Disorderly; irregular; inordinate.
utriculate adjective Resembling a bladder; swollen like a bladder; inflated; utricular.
vaticinate verb i. & t. To prophesy; to foretell; to practice prediction; to utter prophecies.
vehiculate verb t. & i. To convey by means of a vehicle; to ride in a vehicle.
vertebrate noun One of the Vertebrata., Alt. of Vertebrated
vesiculate adjective Bladdery; full of, or covered with, bladders; vesicular., To form vesicles in, as lava.
vindemiate verb i. To gather the vintage.
vitriolate verb t. To convert into, or change to, a vitriol; to make into sulphuric acid or a sulphate., To subject to the action of, or impregnate with, vitriol., Vitriolated., A sulphate.
vituperate verb t. To find fault with; to scold; to overwhelm with wordy abuse; to censure severely or abusively; to rate.
vivificate verb t. To give life to; to animate; to revive; to vivify., To bring back a metal to the metallic form, as from an oxide or solution; to reduce.
vociferate verb i. To cry out with vehemence; to exclaim; to bawl; to clamor., To utter with a loud voice; to shout out.
volubilate adjective Alt. of Volubile
water gate A gate, or valve, by which a flow of water is permitted, prevented, or regulated.
water rate A rate or tax for a supply of water.
wolframate noun A salt of wolframic acid; a tungstate.