Meaning of -ATE in English

-ATE

I. noun suffix Etymology: Middle English -at, from Anglo-French, from Latin -atus, -atum, masculine & neuter of -atus, past participle ending one acted upon (in a specified way) , chemical compound or complex anion derived from a (specified) compound or element , II. noun suffix Etymology: Middle English -at, from Anglo-French, from Latin -atus, from -a-, stem vowel of 1st conjunction + -tus, suffix of verbal nouns office ; function ; rank ; group of persons holding a (specified) office or rank or having a (specified) function , state ; dominion ; jurisdiction , III. adjective suffix see: -ed marked by having , IV. verb suffix Etymology: Middle English ~n, from Latin -atus, past participle ending act on (in a specified way)

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