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


4 letters words from 'dote'

DOTE 5TOED 5

3 letters words from 'dote'

DOE 4DOT 4
ODE 4TED 4
TOD 4TOE 3

2 letters words from 'dote'

DE 3DO 3
ED 3ET 2
OD 3OE 2
TE 2TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of dote

dote odte dtoe tdoe otde tode doet odet deot edot oedt eodt dteo tdeo deto edto tedo etdo oted toed oetd eotd teod etod

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

Definitions and meaning of dote

dote

Alternative forms

  • doat (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English doten, from Middle Low German doten (to be foolish). Doublet of doit (Scottish English).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: dōt
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /dəʊt/
  • Rhymes: -əʊt

Verb

dote (third-person singular simple present dotes, present participle doting, simple past and past participle doted)

  1. (intransitive, usually with on) To be weakly or foolishly fond of somebody.
    Synonyms: adore, love
  2. (intransitive, archaic) To act in a foolish manner; to be senile.
    • Time has made you dote, and vainly tell / Of arms imagined in your lonely cell.
    • , "Ill-disposed Affections [] "
      He survived the use of his reason, grew infatuated, and doted long before he died.

Derived terms

  • (be foolishly fond of): dote over
  • (act in a foolish manner): dotard, dotterel
  • dotage

Translations

Noun

dote (plural dotes)

  1. (Ireland) A darling, a cutie.
  2. (obsolete) An imbecile; a dotard.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Synonyms

  • (dotard): dobby, mimmerkin; see also Thesaurus:dotard

Translations

Anagrams

  • tode, toed

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɔt/

Verb

dote

  1. first-person singular present indicative of doter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of doter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of doter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of doter
  5. second-person singular imperative of doter

Italian

Etymology

From Latin dōs, dotem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɔ.te/

Noun

dote f (plural doti)

  1. (law) dowry, dower
  2. gift (2), talent (3)

Latin

Noun

dōte

  1. ablative singular of dōs

References

  • dote in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Middle English

Etymology 1

A back-formation from doten.

Alternative forms

  • doote

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɔːt(ə)/

Noun

dote

  1. An idiot or imbecile; a dotard.
  2. A senile individual; an elderly person lacking sound mind.
Descendants
  • English: dote
References
  • “dōte, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-08-12.

Etymology 2

Verb

dote

  1. Alternative form of doten

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin dos

Noun

dote m (plural dotes)

  1. foundation (legacy constituting a permanent fund of a charity)
  2. dowry (property or payment given at time of marriage)

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin dōs (genitive singular dōtis). Doublet of dosis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdote/, [ˈd̪o.t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ote

Noun

dote f (plural dotes)

  1. dowry
  2. talent

Related terms

  • dotado

Verb

dote

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

Venetian

Noun

dote

  1. plural of dota

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to love excessively.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)