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3 letters words from 'ate'

ATE 3EAT 3
ETA 3TAE 3
TEA 3 

2 letters words from 'ate'

AE 2AT 2
EA 2ET 2
TA 2TE 2

All 3 letters words made out of ate

ate tae aet eat tea eta

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word ate. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in ate.

Definitions and meaning of ate

ate

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /eɪt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɛt/, /eɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛt, -eɪt
  • Homophone: eight

Verb

ate

  1. simple past tense of eat
    Synonym: et (colloquial)
  2. (colloquial, nonstandard) past participle of eat

Anagrams

  • AET, ETA, TEA, Tea, a.e.t., aet, eat, eta, tea, æt.

Asturian

Verb

ate

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of atar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of atar

Basque

Noun

ate inan

  1. door, entrance
  2. pass, gorge
  3. goal

Declension


Drehu

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑt̪e/

Verb

ate

  1. to know, be knowledgable

References

  • Leenhardt, M. (1946) Langues et dialectes de l'Austro-Mèlanèsie. Cited in: "ⁿDe’u" in Greenhill, S.J., Blust, R., & Gray, R.D. (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 4:271-283.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːtə/

Verb

ate

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of eten

Fijian

Etymology

From Proto-Central-Pacific *qate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

Noun

ate

  1. Obsolete spelling of yate

Japanese

Romanization

ate

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あて

Kapampangan

Etymology

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

Noun

até

  1. (anatomy) liver

Laboya

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

Noun

ate

  1. (anatomy) liver
  2. (figuratively) heart

Derived terms

  • ole ate (friend)

References

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “ate”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 6
  • Laboya in Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Lindu

Noun

ate

  1. (anatomy) liver

Lithuanian

Interjection

ate

  1. (informal) goodbye
    Synonyms: iki, viso gero

Mandinka

Pronoun

ate

  1. he, him (personal pronoun)
  2. she, her (personal pronoun)
  3. it (personal pronoun)

See also


Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *qate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

Noun

ate

  1. (anatomy) liver (organ of the body)

Middle English

Noun

ate

  1. Alternative form of ote

Mori Bawah

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔate/

Noun

ate

  1. liver

References

  • The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar (2013, →ISBN, page 684

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Verb

ate

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of atar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of atar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of atar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of atar

Rapa Nui

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *qate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

Noun

ate

  1. (anatomy) liver (organ of the body)

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈate/, [ˈat̪e]

Etymology 1

Of Nahuatl origin.

Noun

ate m (plural ates)

  1. a kind of Mexican jelly candy made by cooking fruit pulp, usually from guava, quince, peach or prickly pear.
    Synonym: dulce

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

ate

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of atar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of atar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of atar.

Further reading

  • “ate” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Tagalog

Etymology

From Hokkien 阿姊 (á-chí).

Noun

ate (masculine kuya)

  1. a big sister: an elder sister, especially the eldest.
  2. (informal) respectful term of address or honorific for a young woman or girl or any female older than oneself; miss; sis
  3. (informal) A female upperclasswoman; a female senior

See also

  • ditse
  • sanse
  • sitse

Synonyms

  • kuya
  • manang
  • manong

Tocharian B

Alternative forms

  • at
  • atameṃ
  • attai

Etymology

Probably from Proto-Tocharian *āté, from Proto-Indo-European *éti.

Adverb

ate

  1. away

Further reading

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013), “ate”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, page 10

Wauja

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aˈtɛ/

Interjection

ate

  1. ow, ouch (expressing pain in response to heat)

References

  • E. Ireland field notes. Need to be checked by native speaker.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • reckless ambition that drives one to ruin.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)