6 letter words ending in ate

Achate (n.) An agate.

Achate (n.) Purchase; bargaining.

Achate (n.) Provisions. Same as Cates.

Acuate (v. t.) To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.

Acuate (a.) Sharpened; sharp-pointed.

Adnate (a.) Grown to congenitally.

Adnate (a.) Growing together; -- said only of organic cohesion of unlike parts.

Adnate (a.) Growing with one side adherent to a stem; -- a term applied to the lateral zooids of corals and other compound animals.

Aerate (v. t.) To combine or charge with gas; usually with carbonic acid gas, formerly called fixed air.

Aerate (v. t.) To supply or impregnate with common air; as, to aerate soil; to aerate water.

Aerate (v. t.) To expose to the chemical action of air; to oxygenate (the blood) by respiration; to arterialize.

Agnate (a.) Related or akin by the father's side; also, sprung from the same male ancestor.

Agnate (a.) Allied; akin.

Agnate (n.) A relative whose relationship can be traced exclusively through males.

Algate (adv.) Alt. of Algates

Aptate (v. t.) To make fit.

Astate (n.) Estate; state.

Aurate (n.) A combination of auric acid with a base; as, aurate or potassium.

Belate (v. t.) To retard or make too late.

Berate (v. t.) To rate or chide vehemently; to scold.

Binate (a.) Double; growing in pairs or couples.

Borate (n.) A salt formed by the combination of boric acid with a base or positive radical.

Bovate (n.) An oxgang, or as much land as an ox can plow in a year; an ancient measure of land, of indefinite quantity, but usually estimated at fifteen acres.

Cerate (n.) An unctuous preparation for external application, of a consistence intermediate between that of an ointment and a plaster, so that it can be spread upon cloth without the use of heat, but does not melt when applied to the skin.

Comate (a.) Encompassed with a coma, or bushy appearance, like hair; hairy.

Create (a.) Created; composed; begotten.

Create (v. t.) To bring into being; to form out of nothing; to cause to exist.

Create (v. t.) To effect by the agency, and under the laws, of causation; to be the occasion of; to cause; to produce; to form or fashion; to renew.

Create (v. t.) To invest with a new form, office, or character; to constitute; to appoint; to make; as, to create one a peer.

Curate (n.) One who has the cure of souls; originally, any clergyman, but now usually limited to one who assists a rector or vicar.

Debate (v. t.) To engage in combat for; to strive for.

Debate (v. t.) To contend for in words or arguments; to strive to maintain by reasoning; to dispute; to contest; to discuss; to argue for and against.

Debate (v. i.) To engage in strife or combat; to fight.

Debate (v. i.) To contend in words; to dispute; hence, to deliberate; to consider; to discuss or examine different arguments in the mind; -- often followed by on or upon.

Debate (v. t.) A fight or fighting; contest; strife.

Debate (v. t.) Contention in words or arguments; discussion for the purpose of elucidating truth or influencing action; strife in argument; controversy; as, the debates in Parliament or in Congress.

Debate (v. t.) Subject of discussion.

Delate (v.) To carry; to convey.

Delate (v.) To carry abroad; to spread; to make public.

Delate (v.) To carry or bring against, as a charge; to inform against; to accuse; to denounce.

Delate (v.) To carry on; to conduct.

Delate (v. i.) To dilate.

Dilate (v. t.) To expand; to distend; to enlarge or extend in all directions; to swell; -- opposed to contract; as, the air dilates the lungs; air is dilated by increase of heat.

Dilate (v. t.) To enlarge upon; to relate at large; to tell copiously or diffusely.

Dilate (v. i.) To grow wide; to expand; to swell or extend in all directions.

Dilate (v. i.) To speak largely and copiously; to dwell in narration; to enlarge; -- with on or upon.

Dilate (a.) Extensive; expanded.

Dogate (n.) The office or dignity of a doge.

Donate (v. t.) To give; to bestow; to present; as, to donate fifty thousand dollars to a college.

Ensate (a.) Having sword-shaped leaves, or appendages; ensiform.

Equate (v. t.) To make equal; to reduce to an average; to make such an allowance or correction in as will reduce to a common standard of comparison; to reduce to mean time or motion; as, to equate payments; to equate

Estate (n.) Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.

Estate (n.) Social standing or rank; quality; dignity.

Estate (n.) A person of high rank.

Estate (n.) A property which a person possesses; a fortune; possessions, esp. property in land; also, property of all kinds which a person leaves to be divided at his death.

Estate (n.) The state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs.

Estate (n.) The great classes or orders of a community or state (as the clergy, the nobility, and the commonalty of England) or their representatives who administer the government; as, the estates of the realm (England), which are (1) the lords spiritual, (2) the lords temporal, (3) the commons.

Estate (n.) The degree, quality, nature, and extent of one's interest in, or ownership of, lands, tenements, etc.; as, an estate for life, for years, at will, etc.

Estate (v. t.) To establish.

Estate (v. t.) Tom settle as a fortune.

Estate (v. t.) To endow with an estate.

Fluate (n.) A fluoride.

Fucate (a.) Alt. of Fucated

Gagate (n.) Agate.

Gyrate (a.) Winding or coiled round; curved into a circle; taking a circular course.

Gyrate (n.) To revolve round a central point; to move spirally about an axis, as a tornado; to revolve.

Hamate (a.) Hooked; bent at the end into a hook; hamous.

Humate (n.) A salt of humic acid.

Ideate (n.) The actual existence supposed to correspond with an idea; the correlate in real existence to the idea as a thought or existence.

Ideate (v. t.) To form in idea; to fancy.

Ideate (v. t.) To apprehend in thought so as to fix and hold in the mind; to memorize.

Ingate (n.) Entrance; ingress.

Ingate (n.) The aperture in a mold for pouring in the metal; the gate.

Inmate (n.) One who lives in the same house or apartment with another; a fellow lodger; esp.,one of the occupants of an asylum, hospital, or prison; by extension, one who occupies or lodges in any place or dwelling.

Inmate (a.) Admitted as a dweller; resident; internal.

Innate (a.) Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.

Innate (a.) Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See A priori, Intuitive.

Innate (a.) Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther.

Innate (v. t.) To cause to exit; to call into being.

Iodate (n.) A salt of iodic acid.

Jubate (a.) Fringed with long, pendent hair.

Kinate (n.) See Quinate.

Lanate () Alt. of Lanated

Legate (n.) An ambassador or envoy.

Legate (n.) An ecclesiastic representing the pope and invested with the authority of the Holy See.

Legate (n.) An official assistant given to a general or to the governor of a province.

Legate (n.) Under the emperors, a governor sent to a province.

Ligate (v. t.) To tie with a ligature; to bind around; to bandage.

Litate (a.) Forked, with the points slightly curved outward.

Lobate (a.) Alt. of Lobated

Locate (v. t.) To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

Locate (v. t.) To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant.

Locate (v. i.) To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle.

Lorate (a.) Having the form of a thong or strap; ligulate.

Lunate (a.) Alt. of Lunated

Luxate (a.) Luxated.

Luxate (v. t.) To displace, or remove from its proper place, as a joint; to put out of joint; to dislocate.

Lyrate (a.) Alt. of Lyrated

Malate (n.) A salt of malic acid.

Mecate (n.) A rope of hair or of maguey fiber, for tying horses, etc.

Morate (n.) A salt of moric acid.

Mucate (n.) A salt of mucic acid.

Notate (a.) Marked with spots or

Oblate (a.) Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an oblate spheroid.

Oblate (a.) Offered up; devoted; consecrated; dedicated; -- used chiefly or only in the titles of Roman Catholic orders. See Oblate, n.

Oblate (a.) One of an association of priests or religious women who have offered themselves to the service of the church. There are three such associations of priests, and one of women, called oblates.

Oblate (a.) One of the Oblati.

Oleate (n.) A salt of oleic acid. Some oleates, as the oleate of mercury, are used in medicine by way of inunction.

Opiate (n.) Originally, a medicine of a thicker consistence than sirup, prepared with opium.

Opiate (n.) Any medicine that contains opium, and has the quality of inducing sleep or repose; a narcotic.

Opiate (n.) Anything which induces rest or inaction; that which quiets uneasiness.

Opiate (a.) Inducing sleep; somniferous; narcotic; hence, anodyne; causing rest, dullness, or inaction; as, the opiate rod of Hermes.

Opiate (v. t.) To subject to the influence of an opiate; to put to sleep.

Optate (v. i.) To choose; to wish for; to desire.

Orbate (a.) Bereaved; fatherless; childless.

Ornate (a.) Adorned; decorated; beautiful.

Ornate (a.) Finely finished, as a style of composition.

Ornate (v. t.) To adorn; to honor.

Osmate (n.) A salt of osmic acid.

Pacate (a.) Appeased; pacified; tranquil.

Palate (n.) The roof of the mouth.

Palate (n.) Relish; taste; liking; -- a sense originating in the mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste.

Palate (n.) Fig.: Mental relish; intellectual taste.

Palate (n.) A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon.

Palate (v. t.) To perceive by the taste.

Pedate (a.) Palmate, with the lateral lobes cleft into two or more segments; -- said of a leaf.

Pirate (n.) A robber on the high seas; one who by open violence takes the property of another on the high seas; especially, one who makes it his business to cruise for robbery or plunder; a freebooter on the seas; also, one who steals in a harbor.

Pirate (n.) An armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on the high seas.

Pirate (n.) One who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the work of an author without permission.

Pirate (v. i.) To play the pirate; to practice robbery on the high seas.

Pirate (v. t.) To publish, as books or writings, without the permission of the author.

Pupate (v. i.) To become a pupa.

Rabate (v.) To recover to the fist, as a hawk.

Rebate (v. t.) To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.

Rebate (v. t.) To deduct from; to make a discount from, as interest due, or customs duties.

Rebate (v. i.) To abate; to withdraw.

Rebate (n.) Diminution.

Rebate (n.) Deduction; abatement; as, a rebate of interest for immediate payment; a rebate of importation duties.

Rebate (n.) A rectangular longitudinal recess or groove, cut in the corner or edge of any body; a rabbet. See Rabbet.

Rebate (n.) A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar.

Rebate (n.) An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood.

Rebate (n.) A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements.

Rebate (v. t.) To cut a rebate in. See Rabbet, v.

Relate (v. t.) To bring back; to restore.

Relate (v. t.) To refer; to ascribe, as to a source.

Relate (v. t.) To recount; to narrate; to tell over.

Relate (v. t.) To ally by connection or kindred.

Relate (v. i.) To stand in some relation; to have bearing or concern; to pertain; to refer; -- with to.

Relate (v. i.) To make reference; to take account.

Renate (a.) Born again; regenerate; renewed.

Rotate (a.) Having the parts spreading out like a wheel; wheel-shaped; as, a rotate spicule or scale; a rotate corolla, i.e., a monopetalous corolla with a flattish border, and no tube or a very short one.

Rotate (v. i.) To turn, as a wheel, round an axis; to revolve.

Rotate (v. i.) To perform any act, function, or operation in turn, to hold office in turn; as, to rotate in office.

Rotate (v. i.) To cause to turn round or revolve, as a wheel around an axle.

Rotate (v. i.) To cause to succeed in turn; esp., to cause to succeed some one, or to be succeeded by some one, in office.

Rugate (a.) Having alternate ridges and depressions; wrinkled.

Rutate (n.) A salt of rutic acid.

Sebate (n.) A salt of sebacic acid.

Sedate (a.) Undisturbed by passion or caprice; calm; tranquil; serene; not passionate or giddy; composed; staid; as, a sedate soul, mind, or temper.

Senate (n.) An assembly or council having the highest deliberative and legislative functions.

Senate (n.) A body of elders appointed or elected from among the nobles of the nation, and having supreme legislative authority.

Senate (n.) The upper and less numerous branch of a legislature in various countries, as in France, in the United States, in most of the separate States of the United States, and in some Swiss cantons.

Senate (n.) In general, a legislative body; a state council; the legislative department of government.

Senate (n.) The governing body of the Universities of Cambridge and London.

Senate (n.) In some American colleges, a council of elected students, presided over by the president of the college, to which are referred cases of discip

Tanate (n.) An Asiatic wild dog (Canis procyonoides), native of Japan and adjacent countries. It has a short, bushy tail. Called also raccoon dog.

Ulmate (n.) A salt of ulmic acid.

Uniate (n.) A member of the Greek Church, who nevertheless acknowledges the supremacy of the Pope of Rome; one of the United Greeks. Also used adjectively.

Vacate (v. t.) To make vacant; to leave empty; to cease from filling or occupying; as, it was resolved by Parliament that James had vacated the throne of England; the tenant vacated the house.

Vacate (v. t.) To annul; to make void; to deprive of force; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a commission or a charter; to vacate proceedings in a cause.

Vacate (v. t.) To defeat; to put an end to.

Velate (a.) Having a veil; veiled.

Xylate (n.) A salt of xylic acid.

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