12 letter words ending in ate

Absquatulate (v. i.) To take one's self off; to decamp.

Acutifoliate (a.) Having sharp-pointed leaves.

Administrate (v. t.) To administer.

Affectionate (a.) Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; as, an affectionate brother.

Affectionate (a.) Kindly inc

Affectionate (a.) Proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; affectionate countenance, message, language.

Affectionate (a.) Strongly inc

Authenticate (v. t.) To render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit.

Authenticate (v. t.) To prove authentic; to determine as real and true; as, to authenticate a portrait.

Barbellulate (a.) Barbellate with diminutive hairs or barbs.

Biarticulate (a.) Having, or consisting of, tow joints.

Biauriculate (a.) Having two auricles, as the heart of mammals, birds, and reptiles.

Biauriculate (a.) Having two earlike projections at its base, as a leaf.

Biflabellate (a.) Flabellate on both sides.

Biflagellate (a.) Having two long, narrow, whiplike appendages.

Billingsgate (n.) A market near the Billings gate in London, celebrated for fish and foul language.

Billingsgate (n.) Coarsely abusive, foul, or profane language; vituperation; ribaldry.

Binarseniate (n.) A salt having two equivalents of arsenic acid to one of the base.

Binucleolate (a.) Having two nucleoli.

Borosilicate (n.) A double salt of boric and silicic acids, as in the natural minerals tourma

Brevipennate (a.) Short-winged; -- applied to birds which can not fly, owing to their short wings, as the ostrich, cassowary, and emu.

Calamistrate (v. i.) To curl or friz, as the hair.

Canaliculate (a.) Alt. of Canaliculated

Carbohydrate (n.) One of a group of compounds including the sugars, starches, and gums, which contain six (or some multiple of six) carbon atoms, united with a variable number of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, but with the two latter always in proportion as to form water; as dextrose, C6H12O6.

Centumvirate (n.) The office of a centumvir, or of the centumviri.

Centuplicate (a.) To make a hundredfold; to repeat a hundred times.

Circumgyrate (v. t. & i.) To roll or turn round; to cause to perform a rotary or circular motion.

Circumnutate (v. i.) To pass through the stages of circumnutation.

Circumrotate (v. t. & i.) To rotate about.

Coelenterate (a.) Belonging to the Coelentera.

Coelenterate (n.) One of the Coelentera.

Collectorate (n.) The district of a collector of customs; a collectorship.

Commensurate (v. t.) To reduce to a common measure.

Commensurate (v. t.) To proportionate; to adjust.

Commensurate (a.) Having a common measure; commensurable; reducible to a common measure; as, commensurate quantities.

Commensurate (a.) Equal in measure or extent; proportionate.

Concelebrate (v. t.) To celebrate together.

Concorporate (v. t. & i.) To unite in one mass or body; to incorporate.

Concorporate (a.) United in one body; incorporated.

Conditionate (v. t.) Conditional.

Conditionate (v. t.) To qualify by conditions; to regulate.

Conditionate (v. t.) To put under conditions; to render conditional.

Conduplicate (a.) Folded lengthwise along the midrib, the upper face being within; -- said of leaves or petals in vernation or aestivation.

Conglobulate (v. i.) To gather into a small round mass.

Conglomerate (a.) Gathered into a ball or a mass; collected together; concentrated; as, conglomerate rays of light.

Conglomerate (a.) Closely crowded together; densly clustered; as, conglomerate flowers.

Conglomerate (a.) Composed of stones, pebbles, or fragments of rocks, cemented together.

Conglomerate (n.) That which is heaped together in a mass or conpacted from various sources; a mass formed of fragments; collection; accumulation.

Conglomerate (n.) A rock, composed or rounded fragments of stone cemented together by another mineral substance, either calcareous, siliceous, or argillaceous; pudding stone; -- opposed to agglomerate. See Breccia.

Conglomerate (v. t.) To gather into a ball or round body; to collect into a mass.

Conglutinate (a.) Glued together; united, as by some adhesive substance.

Conglutinate (v. t.) To glue together; to unite by some glutinous or tenacious substance; to cause to adhere or to grow together.

Conglutinate (v. i.) To unite by the intervention of some glutinous substance; to coalesce.

Congratulate (v. t.) To address with expressions of sympathetic pleasure on account of some happy event affecting the person addressed; to wish joy to.

Congratulate (v. i.) To express of feel sympathetic joy; as, to congratulate with one's country.

Contemperate (v. t.) To temper; to moderate.

Conterminate (a.) Having the same bounds; conterminous.

Contriturate (v. t.) To triturate; to pulverize.

Cor/niculate (a.) Horned; having horns.

Cor/niculate (a.) Having processes resembling small horns.

Curvicaudate (a.) Having a curved or crooked tail.

Curvicostate (a.) Having bent ribs.

Curvidentate (a.) Having curved teeth.

Cuttoo plate () A hood over the end of a wagon wheel hub to keep dirt away from the axle.

Dearticulate (v. t.) To disjoint.

Decemdentate (a.) Having ten points or teeth.

Deconsecrate (v. t.) To deprive of sacredness; to secularize.

Deoperculate (a.) Having the lid removed; -- said of the capsules of mosses.

Dequantitate (v. t.) To diminish the quantity of; to disquantity.

Desulphurate (v. t.) To deprive of sulphur.

Dextrogyrate (a.) Same as Dextrorotatory.

Dibranchiate (a.) Having two gills.

Dibranchiate (n.) One of the Dibranchiata.

Difficultate (v. t.) To render difficult; to difficilitate.

Disaggregate (v. t.) To destroy the aggregation of; to separate into component parts, as an aggregate mass.

Disassociate (v. t.) To disconnect from things associated; to disunite; to dissociate.

Discommodate (v. t.) To discommode.

Disconsolate (n.) Disconsolateness.

Disconsolate (v. t.) Destitute of consolation; deeply dejected and dispirited; hopelessly sad; comfortless; filled with grief; as, a bereaved and disconsolate parent.

Disconsolate (v. t.) Inspiring dejection; saddening; cheerless; as, the disconsolate darkness of the winter nights.

Discorporate (a.) Deprived of the privileges or form of a body corporate.

Discriminate (a.) Having the difference marked; distinguished by certain tokens.

Discriminate (v. t.) To set apart as being different; to mark as different; to separate from another by discerning differences; to distinguish.

Discriminate (v. i.) To make a difference or distinction; to distinguish accurately; as, in judging of evidence, we should be careful to discriminate between probability and slight presumption.

Discriminate (v. i.) To treat unequally.

Discriminate (v. i.) To impose unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.

Dishabituate (v. t.) To render unaccustomed.

Disintegrate (v. t.) To separate into integrant parts; to reduce to fragments or to powder; to break up, or cause to fall to pieces, as a rock, by blows of a hammer, frost, rain, and other mechanical or atmospheric influences.

Disintegrate (v. i.) To decompose into integrant parts; as, chalk rapidly disintegrates.

Disintricate (v. t.) To disentangle.

Disorientate (v. t.) To turn away from the east, or (figuratively) from the right or the truth.

Disoxygenate (v. t.) To deprive of oxygen; to deoxidize.

Dispropriate (v. t.) To cancel the appropriation of; to disappropriate.

Distemperate (a.) Immoderate.

Distemperate (a.) Diseased; disordered.

Disterminate (a.) Separated by bounds.

Ebracteolate (a.) Without bracteoles, or little bracts; -- said of a pedicel or flower stalk.

Electroplate (v. t.) To plate or cover with a coating of metal, usually silver, nickel, or gold, by means of electrolysis.

Empassionate (a.) Strongly affected.

Exarticulate (a.) Having but one joint; -- said of certain insects.

Exscutellate (a.) Without, or apparently without, a scutellum; -- said of certain insects.

Exsufflicate (a.) Empty; frivolous.

Extortionate (a.) Characterized by extortion; oppressive; hard.

Ferricyanate (n.) A salt of ferricyanic acid; a ferricyanide.

Ferrocyanate (n.) A salt of ferrocyanic acid; a ferrocyanide.

Fissipalmate (a.) Semipalmate and loboped, as a grebe's foot. See Illust. under Aves.

Flexicostate (a.) Having bent or curved ribs.

Fluosilicate (n.) A double fluoride of silicon and some other (usually basic) element or radical, regarded as a salt of fluosilicic acid; -- called also silicofluoride.

Foreordinate (v. t.) To foreordain.

Gemmiflorate (a.) Having flowers like buds.

Glycocholate (n.) A salt of glycocholic acid; as, sodium glycocholate.

Hydrargyrate (a.) Of or pertaining to mercury; containing, or impregnated with, mercury.

Hydrobromate (n.) Same as Hydrobromide.

Hydrocyanate (n.) See Hydrocyanide.

Hyposulphate (n.) A salt of hyposulphuric acid.

Illegitimate (a.) Not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper.

Illegitimate (a.) Unlawfully begotten; born out of wedlock; bastard; as, an illegitimate child.

Illegitimate (a.) Not legitimately deduced or inferred; illogical; as, an illegitimate inference.

Illegitimate (a.) Not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious; as, an illegitimate word.

Illegitimate (v. t.) To render illegitimate; to declare or prove to be born out of wedlock; to bastardize; to illegitimatize.

Imbecilitate (v. t.) To weaken, as to the body or the mind; to enfeeble.

Impassionate (a.) Strongly affected.

Impassionate (v. t.) To affect powerfully; to arouse the passions of.

Impassionate (a.) Without passion or feeling.

Imposthumate (v. t.) To apostemate; to form an imposthume or abscess.

Imposthumate (v. t.) To affect with an imposthume or abscess.

Imposthumate (a.) Imposthumated.

Inarticulate (a.) Not uttered with articulation or intelligible distinctness, as speech or words.

Inarticulate (a.) Not jointed or articulated; having no distinct body segments; as, an inarticulate worm.

Inarticulate (a.) Without a hinge; -- said of an order (Inarticulata or Ecardines) of brachiopods.

Inarticulate (a.) Incapable of articulating.

Incapacitate (v. t.) To deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to disqualify; as, his age incapacitated him for war.

Incapacitate (v. t.) To deprive of legal or constitutional requisites, or of ability or competency for the performance of certain civil acts; to disqualify.

Inconsummate (a.) Not consummated; not finished; incomplete.

Incoordinate (a.) Not coordinate.

Indeliberate (a.) Done without deliberation; unpremeditated.

Indoctrinate (v. t.) To instruct in the rudiments or principles of learning, or of a branch of learning; to imbue with learning; to instruct in, or imbue with, principles or doctrines; to teach; -- often followed by in.

Inembryonate (a.) Not embryonate.

Inequilobate (a.) Unequally lobed; cut into lobes of different shapes or sizes.

Infraspinate (a.) Alt. of Infraspinous

Inoperculate (a.) Having no operculum; -- said of certain gastropod shells.

Inspectorate (n.) Inspectorship.

Interanimate (v. t.) To animate or inspire mutually.

Interfoliate (v. t.) To interleave.

Intermediate (a.) Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors.

Intermediate (v. i.) To come between; to intervene; to interpose.

Interpellate (v. t.) To question imperatively, as a minister, or other executive officer, in explanation of his conduct; -- generally on the part of a legislative body.

Intrinsicate (a.) Intricate.

Invertebrate (a.) Destitute of a backbone; having no vertebrae; of or pertaining to the Invertebrata.

Invertebrate (n.) One of the Invertebrata.

Landgraviate (n.) The territory held by a landgrave.

Landgraviate (n.) The office, jurisdiction, or authority of a landgrave.

Lenticellate (a.) Producing lenticels; dotted with lenticels.

Longipennate (a.) Having long wings, or quills.

Matriarchate (n.) The office or jurisdiction of a matriarch; a matriarchal form of government.

Mesitylenate (n.) A salt of mesitylenic acid.

Metasilicate (n.) A salt of metasilicic acid.

Metastannate (n.) A salt of metastannic acid.

Metavanadate (n.) A salt of metavanadic acid.

Miscalculate (v. t. & i.) To calculate erroneously; to judge wrongly.

Misfortunate (a.) Producing misfortune.

Mispunctuate (v. t.) To punctuate wrongly or incorrectly.

Mistranslate (v. t.) To translate erroneously.

Multicostate (a.) Having numerous ribs, or costae, as the leaf of a plant, or as certain shells and corals.

Multidentate (a.) Having many teeth, or toothlike processes.

Multiplicate (a.) Consisting of many, or of more than one; multiple; multifold.

Multiradiate (a.) Having many rays.

Multiseptate (a.) Divided into many chambers by partitions, as the pith of the pokeweed.

Multistriate (a.) Having many streaks.

Multisulcate (a.) Having many furrows.

Multungulate (a.) Having many hoofs.

Nondeciduate (a.) Characterized by the absence of a decidua; indeciduate.

Oblanceolate (a.) Lanceolate in the reversed order, that is, narrowing toward the point of attachment more than toward the apex.

Oblong-ovate (a.) Between oblong and ovate, but inc

Obstetricate (v. i.) To perform the office of midwife.

Obstetricate (v. t.) To assist as a midwife.

Oenanthylate (n.) A salt of /nanthylic acid; as, potassium oenanthylate.

Overdelicate (a.) Too delicate.

Overestimate (v. t.) To estimate too highly; to overvalue.

Overestimate (n.) An estimate that is too high; as, an overestimate of the vote.

Oversaturate (v. t.) To saturate to excess.

Parjdigitate (a.) Having an evennumber of digits on the hands or the feet.

Patriarchate (n.) The office, dignity, or jurisdiction of a patriarch.

Patriarchate (n.) The residence of an ecclesiastic patriarch.

Patriarchate (n.) A patriarchal form of government or society. See Patriarchal, a., 3.

Permanganate (n.) A salt of permanganic acid.

Pervestigate (v. t.) To investigate thoroughly.

Philosophate (v. i.) To play the philosopher; to moralize.

Planipennate (a.) Of or pertaining to Planipennia.

Polychromate (n.) A salt of a polychromic acid.

Polychromate (n.) A compound which exhibits, or from which may be prepared, a variety of colors, as certain solutions derived from vegetables, which display colors by fluorescence.

Precalculate (v. t.) To calculate or determine beforehand; to prearrange.

Predesignate (a.) A term used by Sir William Hamilton to define propositions having their quantity indicated by a verbal sign; as, all, none, etc.; -- contrasted with preindesignate, defining propositions of which the quantity is not so indicated.

Predestinate (a.) Predestinated; foreordained; fated.

Predestinate (v. t.) To predetermine or foreordain; to appoint or ordain beforehand by an unchangeable purpose or decree; to preelect.

Pregravitate (v. i.) To descend by gravity; to sink.

Premonstrate (v. t.) To show beforehand; to foreshow.

Preponderate (v. t.) To outweigh; to overpower by weight; to exceed in weight; to overbalance.

Preponderate (v. t.) To overpower by stronger or moral power.

Preponderate (v. t.) To cause to prefer; to inc

Preponderate (v. i.) To exceed in weight; hence, to inc

Presbyterate (n.) A presbytery; also, presbytership.

Proboscidate (a.) Having a proboscis; proboscidial.

Proconsulate (n.) The office jurisdiction of a proconsul, or the term of his office.

Proletariate (n.) The lower classes; beggars.

Prorectorate (n.) The office of prorector.

Protectorate (n.) Government by a protector; -- applied especially to the government of England by Oliver Cromwell.

Protectorate (n.) The authority assumed by a superior power over an inferior or a dependent one, whereby the former protects the latter from invasion and shares in the management of its affairs.

Pyroarsenate (n.) A salt of pyroarsenic acid.

Pyrosulphate (n.) A salt of pyrosulphuric acid.

Pyrotartrate (n.) A salt of pyrotartaric acid.

Quadrijugate (a.) Same as Quadrijugous.

Quadrilobate (a.) Alt. of Quadrilobed

Reassimilate (v. t. & i.) To assimilate again.

Recalcitrate (v. t.) To kick against; to show repugnance to; to rebuff.

Recalcitrate (v. i.) To kick back; to kick against anything; hence, to express repugnance or opposition.

Recapacitate (v. t.) To qualify again; to confer capacity on again.

Recapitulate (v. t.) To repeat, as the principal points in a discourse, argument, or essay; to give a summary of the principal facts, points, or arguments of; to relate in brief; to summarize.

Recapitulate (v. i.) To sum up, or enumerate by heads or topics, what has been previously said; to repeat briefly the substance.

Reconsecrate (v. t.) To consecrate anew or again.

Redeliberate (v. t. & i.) To deliberate again; to reconsider.

Redintegrate (a.) Restored to wholeness or a perfect state; renewed.

Redintegrate (v. t.) To make whole again; a renew; to restore to integrity or soundness.

Rehabilitate (v. t.) To invest or clothe again with some right, authority, or dignity; to restore to a former capacity; to reinstate; to qualify again; to restore, as a delinquent, to a former right, rank, or privilege lost or forfeited; -- a term of civil and canon law.

Reilluminate (v. t.) To enlighten again; to reillumine.

Reimpregnate (v. t.) To impregnate again or anew.

Reinaugurate (v. t.) To inaugurate anew.

Reingratiate (v. t.) To ingratiate again or anew.

Reinvigorate (v. t.) To invigorate anew.

Repristinate (v. t.) To restore to an original state.

Re-reiterate (v. t.) To reiterate many times.

Revivificate (v. t.) To revive; to recall or restore to life.

Rhabarbarate (a.) Impregnated or tinctured with rhubarb.

Saccharinate (n.) A salt of saccharinic acid.

Saccharinate (n.) A salt of saccharine.

Saccharonate (n.) A salt of saccharonic acid.

Sanctificate (v. t.) To sanctify.

Scrobiculate (a.) Alt. of Scrobiculated

Secretariate (n.) The office of a secretary; the place where a secretary transacts business, keeps records, etc.

Semicastrate (v. t.) To deprive of one testicle.

Semiquadrate (n.) Alt. of Semiquartile

Septemvirate (n.) The office of septemvir; a government by septimvirs.

Seraskierate (n.) The office or authority of a seraskier.

Sinupalliate (a.) Having a pallial sinus. See under Sinus.

Siraskierate (n.) See Seraskierate.

Somnambulate (v. i. & t.) To walk when /sleep.

Sophisticate (v. t.) To render worthless by admixture; to adulterate; to damage; to pervert; as, to sophisticate wine.

Sophisticate (a.) Alt. of Sophisticated

Straticulate (a.) Characterized by the presence of thin parallel strata, or layers, as in an agate.

Strophiolate (a.) Alt. of Strophiolated

Subalternate (a.) Succeeding by turns; successive.

Subalternate (a.) Subordinate; subaltern; inferior.

Subalternate (n.) A particular proposition, as opposed to a universal one. See Subaltern, 2.

Subdiaconate (a.) Of or pertaining to a subdeacon, or to the office or rank of a subdeacon.

Subdiaconate (n.) The office or rank of a subdeacon.

Subduplicate (a.) Expressed by the square root; -- said of ratios.

Substantiate (v. t.) To make to exist; to make real.

Substantiate (v. t.) To establish the existence or truth of by proof or competent evidence; to verify; as, to substantiate a charge or allegation; to substantiate a declaration.

Sufflaminate (v. t.) To retard the motion of, as a carriage, by preventing one or more of its wheels from revolving, either by means of a chain or otherwise.

Sufflaminate (v. t.) Hence, to stop; to impede.

Superannuate (v. t.) To impair or disquality on account of age or infirmity.

Superannuate (v. t.) To give a pension to, on account of old age or other infirmity; to cause to retire from service on a pension.

Superannuate (v. i.) To last beyond the year; -- said of annual plants.

Supererogate (v. i.) To do more than duty requires; to perform works of supererogation; to atone (for a dificiency in another) by means of a surplus action or quality.

Supraspinate (a.) Alt. of Supraspinous

Taurocholate (n.) A salt of taurocholic acid; as, sodium taurocholate, which occurs in human bile.

Tergiversate (v. i.) To shift; to practice evasion; to use subterfuges; to shuffle.

Thiosulphate (n.) A salt of thiosulphuric acid; -- formerly called hyposulphite.

Transanimate (v. t.) To animate with a soul conveyed from another body.

Transmigrate (v. i.) To pass from one country or jurisdiction to another for the purpose of residence, as men or families; to migrate.

Transmigrate (v. i.) To pass from one body or condition into another.

Transpeciate (v. t.) To change from one species to another; to transform.

Tribracteate (a.) Having three bracts.

Tricorporate (a.) Represented with three bodies conjoined to one head, as a lion.

Tricuspidate (a.) Three-pointed; ending in three points; as, a tricuspidate leaf.

Trifoliolate (a.) Having three leaflets.

Tripalmitate (n.) A palmitate derived from three molecules of palmitic acid.

Unadulterate (a.) Alt. of Unadulterated

Unconsecrate (v. t.) To render not sacred; to deprive of sanctity; to desecrate.

Unconsummate (a.) Not consummated; not accomplished.

Unifollilate (a.) Having only one leaflet, as the leaves of the orange tree.

Unmagistrate (v. t.) To divest of the office or authority of a magistrate.

Unpassionate (a.) Not passionate; dispassionate.

Unregenerate (a.) Alt. of Unregenerated

Verticillate (a.) Alt. of Verticillated

Vitilitigate (v. i.) To contend in law litigiously or cavilously.





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