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Is cate a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word cate is a Scrabble US word. The word cate is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is cate a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word cate is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Is cate a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word cate is a Words With Friends word. The word cate is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Cate

You can make 17 words from 'cate' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'cate'

CATE 6TACE 6

3 letters words from 'cate'

ACE 5ACT 5
ATE 3CAT 5
EAT 3ETA 3
TAE 3TEA 3
TEC 5 

2 letters words from 'cate'

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

All 4 letters words made out of cate

cate acte ctae tcae atce tace caet acet ceat ecat aect eact ctea tcea ceta ecta teca etca atec taec aetc eatc teac etac

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

Definitions and meaning of cate

cate

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /keɪt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Etymology

Aphetized from acate.

Noun

cate (plural cates)

  1. (in the plural) A delicacy or item of food.
    • 1590s, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, First Folio 1623, Act I:
      Kate of Kate-hall, my super-daintie Kate, / For dainties are all Kates, and therefore Kate / Take this of me, Kate of my consolation []
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Folio Society 2006, vol. 1 p. 101:
      Have we not heard of divers most fertile regions, plenteously yeelding al maner of necessary victuals, where neverthelesse the most ordinary cates [transl. méz] and daintiest dishes, were but bread, water-cresses, and water?
    • 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked:
      He did not at first produce the cates and vintages they expected; they looked, most of them, puzzled at the lack of materials of revelry.

Anagrams

  • CETA, acet-, tace

Asturian

Verb

cate

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

Latin

Adjective

cate

  1. vocative masculine singular of catus

References

  • cate in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cate in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cate in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Portuguese

Verb

cate

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of catar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of catar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of catar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of catar

Spanish

Verb

cate

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

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (archaic) a dainty or choice food.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)