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-ate

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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
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English

Etymology

From the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] perfect passive participle suffixes of first conjugation verbs -ātus, -āta, and -ātum.

Suffix

-ate

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) having the specified thing
    lobate — “having lobes”
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) characterized by the specified thing
    Italianate — “characterized by Italian features”
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) resembling the specified thing
    palmate — “resembling the palm”
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a thing characterised by the specified thing
    apostate — “one who is characterized by dissent”
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a rank or office
    rabbinate — “the office of a rabbi”
  6. (chemistry, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a derivative of a specified element or compound; especially a salt or ester of an acid whose name ends in -ic
    acetate — “a salt or ester of acetic acid”
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to act in the specified manner
    abbreviate — “to act by making (something) brief”

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Derived terms


Italian

Suffix

-ate

  1. Used with a stem to form the second-person plural present and imperative of regular -are verbs
  2. Used with a suffix to form the feminine plural past participle of regular -are verbs

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