Meaning of ATE in English

ATE

Function: verb suffix

Etymology: Middle English -aten, from Latin -atus, past participle ending

: act on (in a specified way) <insul ate > : cause to be modified or affected by <camphor ate > : cause to become <activ ate > : furnish with <capacit ate >

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