Pate in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is pate a Scrabble word?

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

P3A1T1E1

Is pate a Scrabble UK word?

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

P3A1T1E1

Is pate a Words With Friends word?

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

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Valid words made from Pate

You can make 23 words from 'pate' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'pate'

PATE 6PEAT 6
TAPE 6TEPA 6

3 letters words from 'pate'

APE 5APT 5
ATE 3EAT 3
ETA 3PAT 5
PEA 5PET 5
TAE 3TAP 5
TEA 3 

2 letters words from 'pate'

AE 2AT 2
EA 2ET 2
PA 4PE 4
TA 2TE 2

All 4 letters words made out of pate

pate apte ptae tpae atpe tape paet apet peat epat aept eapt ptea tpea peta epta tepa etpa atep taep aetp eatp teap etap

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

Definitions and meaning of pate

pate

Etymology 1

From Middle English pate, of uncertain origin. Perhaps a shortened form of Old French patene or Medieval Latin patena, both from Latin patina (pan, dish). Alternatively, perhaps akin to Old Frisian pote (skull).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /peɪt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Noun

pate (plural pates)

  1. (somewhat archaic) The head, particularly the top or crown.
    • His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
  2. (archaic) Wit, cleverness, cognitive abilities.
    • 1598, Love's Labour's Lost, by Shakespeare
      I am resolved; 'tis but a three years' fast:
      The mind shall banquet, though the body pine:
      Fat paunches have lean pates, and dainty bits
      Make rich the ribs, but bankrupt quite the wits.
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 4 scene 1
      I thank thee for that jest: here's a garment
      for't: wit shall not go unrewarded while I am king of
      this country: 'Steal by line and level,' is an excellent
      pass of pate: there's another garment for't.
Derived terms
  • pated
Translations
See also
  • capital

Etymology 2

Attested since circa 1700, from French pâté, from Old French paste, pastée.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpæt.eɪ/, /pæˈteɪ/
  • Rhymes: -æteɪ, -eɪ

Noun

pate (plural pates)

  1. Alternative spelling of pâté (finely-ground paste of meat, fish, etc.)
  2. The interior body, or non-rind portion of cheese, described by its texture, density, and color.

Anagrams

  • PETA, Paet, Peat, Peta, epta-, peat, peta-, tape, tepa

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpatɛ/

Noun

pate

  1. vocative singular of pat

Danish

Alternative forms

  • paté

Etymology

From French pâté.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pate/, [pʰaˈtˢe]
  • Rhymes: -e

Noun

pate c (singular definite pateen, plural indefinite pateer)

  1. pâté

Inflection


Italian

Etymology

From Latin pater, from Proto-Italic *patēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa.te/
  • Rhymes: -ate
  • Hyphenation: pà‧te

Noun

pate m (plural pati)

  1. (obsolete) father
    Synonym: padre

References

  • pate in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Japanese

Romanization

pate

  1. Rōmaji transcription of パテ

Latin

Verb

patē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pateō

Pali

Alternative forms

Verb

pate

  1. singular optative active of patati (to fall)

Walloon

Noun

pate f (plural pates)

  1. paw, leg

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the top of the head.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)