Words that end in ate

-ate Use -ate in a sentence suffix The definition of ate as a suffix is to indicate the salt of an acid, or is used to show offices, functions, institutions or leaders. An example of ate used to form the name of an acid's salt is in the word nitrate. An example of ate used as a suffix is in the word "senate," which means the collection of senators.   used of competition between colleges or universities organophosphatean insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system methylphenidatecentral nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children antepenultimatethird from last circumstantiategive circumstantial evidence for dedifferentiatelose specialization in form or function compassionateshowing or having sympathy for another's suffering indiscriminatefailing to make or recognize distinctions circumnavigatetravel completely around something misappropriatetake possession of fraudulently for one's own use overcompensatemake up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities incommensuratenot corresponding in size or degree or extent hyperventilatebreathe excessively hard and fast dinoflagellatechiefly marine protozoa having two flagella interpenetratepenetrate mutually or be interlocked contraindicatesuggest that something (e.g., a treatment) is inadvisable discombobulatecause to be confused emotionally dimenhydrinateantihistamine and antiemetic used to treat motion sickness circumambulatewalk around something affectionatehaving or displaying warmth or affection hemagglutinatecause the clumping together (of red blood cells) orthophosphatea salt of phosphoric acid inappropriatenot suitable for a particular occasion or use differentiateacquire a distinct character undergraduatea university student who has not yet received a first degree underestimatemake too low an…

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Use -ate in a sentence

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  1. The definition of ate as a suffix is to indicate the salt of an acid, or is used to show offices, functions, institutions or leaders.
    1. An example of ate used to form the name of an acid’s salt is in the word nitrate.
    2. An example of ate used as a suffix is in the word “senate,” which means the collection of senators.


used of competition between colleges or universities

organophosphate
an insecticide that interferes with an insect’s nervous system

methylphenidate
central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children

antepenultimate
third from last

circumstantiate
give circumstantial evidence for

dedifferentiate
lose specialization in form or function

compassionate
showing or having sympathy for another’s suffering

indiscriminate
failing to make or recognize distinctions

circumnavigate
travel completely around something

misappropriate
take possession of fraudulently for one’s own use

overcompensate
make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities

incommensurate
not corresponding in size or degree or extent

hyperventilate
breathe excessively hard and fast

dinoflagellate
chiefly marine protozoa having two flagella

interpenetrate
penetrate mutually or be interlocked

contraindicate
suggest that something (e.g., a treatment) is inadvisable

discombobulate
cause to be confused emotionally

dimenhydrinate
antihistamine and antiemetic used to treat motion sickness

circumambulate
walk around something

affectionate
having or displaying warmth or affection

hemagglutinate
cause the clumping together (of red blood cells)

orthophosphate
a salt of phosphoric acid

inappropriate
not suitable for a particular occasion or use

differentiate
acquire a distinct character

undergraduate
a university student who has not yet received a first degree

underestimate
make too low an approximation of

proportionate
being in due magnitude or extent

indeterminate
not fixed or known in advance

baccalaureate
an academic degree on completion of undergraduate studies

dispassionate
unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice

procrastinate
postpone doing what one should be doing

inconsiderate
lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others

decontaminate
rid of contamination

superordinate
one of greater rank or station or quality

excommunicate
exclude from a church or a religious community

insubordinate
not submissive to authority

pyrophosphate
a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid

quadruplicate
having four units or components

prognosticate
make a prediction about; tell in advance

multinucleate
having two or more nuclei

articulate
express or state clearly

transliterate
rewrite in a different script or alphabet

circumvallate
surround with or as if with a rampart or other fortification

decarboxylate
lose a carboxyl group

quadrumvirate
a group of four men

deconcentrate
make less central

dehydrogenate
remove hydrogen from

intermediate
lying between two extremes in time, space, or state

congratulate
say something to someone that expresses praise

conglomerate
collect or gather

postgraduate
of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor’s degree

discriminate
marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions

carbohydrate
an essential component of living cells and source of energy

commensurate
corresponding in size or degree or extent

illegitimate
contrary to or forbidden by law

substantiate
establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

inspectorate
a body of inspectors

multivariate
pertaining to any procedure involving two or more variables

rehabilitate
help to readapt, as to a former state of health or repute

reinvigorate
impart new strength, vitality, or energy

overestimate
make too high an approximation of

authenticate
establish the undisputed credibility of something

disintegrate
break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity

invertebrate
any animal lacking a backbone or notochord

inarticulate
without or deprived of the use of speech or words

protectorate
a state or territory partly controlled by a stronger state

methotrexate
toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis

administrate
supervise or be in charge of

associate
bring or come into action

recapitulate
summarize briefly

disconsolate
sad beyond comforting; incapable of being soothed

patriarchate
the jurisdiction of a patriarch

incapacitate
make unable to perform a certain action

extortionate
greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

indoctrinate
teach uncritically

sophisticate
a person who is cultured and has worldly experience

permanganate
a dark purple salt of permanganic acid

borosilicate
a salt of boric and silicic acids

companionate
like a companion

regenerate
reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis

miscalculate
compute incorrectly

billingsgate
foul-mouthed or obscene abuse

disambiguate
state unambiguously or remove ambiguities from

semiliterate
barely able to read and write

defibrillate
stop the fibrillation and restore normal contractions, usually by means of electric shocks

electroplate
coat with metal by electrolysis

overpopulate
cause to have too great a population

interpellate
question formally about policy or government business

candidate
someone who is considered for something

transmigrate
be born anew in another body after death

reconsecrate
consecrate anew, as after a desecration

verticillate
forming one or more whorls

biflagellate
having two flagella

mistranslate
translate incorrectly

prefabricate
produce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally

somnambulate
walk in one’s sleep

trifoliolate
(of a leaf shape) having three leaflets

preponderate
weigh more heavily

defenestrate
throw through or out of a window

disorientate
cause to be lost or disoriented

oxaloacetate
a salt or ester of oxalacetic acid

superannuate
retire and pension because of age or physical inability

tergiversate
be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead

coelenterate
radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures; they occur in polyp and medusa forms

deconsecrate
remove the consecration from a person or an object

conglutinate
stick together

predestinate
unalterably established or arranged in advance

oblanceolate
having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base

matriarchate
a form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line

mononucleate
having only one nucleus

proconsulate
the position of proconsul

archegoniate
of or relating to an archegonium

dechlorinate
remove chlorine from (water)

appropriate
suitable for a particular person, place, or situation

participate
be involved in

demonstrate
give an exhibition of to an interested audience

communicate
transfer to another

concentrate
make denser, stronger, or purer

certificate
a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts

accommodate
have room for; hold without crowding

incorporate
make into a whole or make part of a whole

investigate
conduct an inquiry of

unfortunate
marked by or resulting in bad luck

approximate
not quite exact or correct

consolidate
form into a solid mass or whole

subordinate
an assistant subject to the authority or control of another

collaborate
work together on a common enterprise or project

contemplate
think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

commemorate
call to remembrance

deteriorate
become worse or disintegrate

directorate
a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution

disseminate
cause to become widely known

necessitate
require as useful, just, or proper

proliferate
grow rapidly

precipitate
bring about abruptly

particulate
composed of distinct particles

predominate
be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

renegotiate
negociate anew

considerate
showing concern for the rights and feelings of others

bicarbonate
a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate

penultimate
next to the last

encapsulate
enclose in or as if in a small container

contaminate
make impure

orchestrate
plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

interrogate
pose a series of questions to

perchlorate
a salt of perchloric acid

extrapolate
draw from specific cases for more general cases

assassinate
murder; especially of socially prominent persons

confederate
united in a league

refrigerate
cool in or as if in an appliance that keeps food cold

boilerplate
thick plate iron used in the production of boilers

corroborate
give evidence for

resuscitate
cause to regain consciousness

pontificate
administer a pontifical office

reciprocate
act, feel, or give mutually or in return

reverberate
ring or echo with sound

determinate
supplying or being a final or conclusive settlement

triumvirate
a group of three people responsible for civil authority

reformulate
develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis

pomegranate
shrub or small tree having large red many-seeded fruit

recalculate
calculate anew

exterminate
kill on a large scale

intemperate
excessive in behavior

impersonate
pretend to be someone you are not

incarcerate
lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

incriminate
suggest that someone is guilty

interrelate
place into a mutual relationship

agglomerate
form into one cluster

commiserate
feel or express sympathy or compassion

reintegrate
integrate again

regurgitate
pour or rush back

semiprivate
confined to a small number of hospital patients

matriculate
enroll as a student

triangulate
measure by using trigonometry

domesticate
make fit for cultivation and service to humans

instantiate
represent by an instance

desegregate
open to members of all races and ethnic groups

interpolate
insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

breastplate
armor plate that protects the chest

importunate
making persistent or urgent requests

expropriate
deprive of possessions

barbiturate
organic compound having powerful soporific effect

carboxylate
treat (a chemical compound) with carboxyl or carboxylic acid

guesstimate
an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing

equilibrate
bring into balance or equilibrium

thiocyanate
a salt of thiocyanic acid

individuate
give individual character to

acculturate
assimilate culturally

copperplate
an engraving consisting of a smooth plate of copper that has been etched or engraved

remonstrate
argue in protest or opposition

hallucinate
have illusions; perceive what is not actually there

hypothecate
pledge without delivery or title of possession

imperforate
not perforated; having no opening

prevaricate
be deliberately ambiguous or unclear

peregrinate
travel around, through, or over, especially on foot

fractionate
separate into constituents or fractions containing concentrated constituents

translocate
move from one place to another, especially of wild animals

preliterate
not yet having acquired the ability to read and write

reincarnate
be born anew in another body after death

hydrolysate
a product of hydrolysis

expectorate
clear out the chest and lungs

hydrogenate
combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen

decerebrate
remove the cerebrum from (a human body)

literate
able to read and write

concatenate
add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series

gesticulate
show, express, or direct through movement

perambulate
walk with no particular goal

appreciate
be fully aware of; realize fully

anticipate
regard something as probable or likely

facilitate
make easier

inadequate
lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

accelerate
move faster

legitimate
in accordance with accepted standards or principles

illustrate
depict with a visual representation

passionate
having or expressing strong emotions

deliberate
carefully thought out in advance

compensate
make amends for

coordinate
of equal importance, rank, or degree

inaccurate
not exact

manipulate
influence or control shrewdly or deviously

accumulate
get or gather together

electorate
the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote

consummate
having or revealing supreme mastery or skill

interstate
involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States

collegiate
of or resembling or typical of a university

illuminate
make lighter or brighter

magistrate
a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law

immaculate
completely neat and clean

assimilate
make alike

complicate
make less simple

perpetuate
cause to continue or prevail

illiterate
not able to read or write

expatriate
a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country

exaggerate
enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

exacerbate
make worse

intrastate
relating to or existing within the boundaries of a state

intimidate
compel or deter by or as if by threats

degenerate
a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable

congregate
come together, usually for a purpose

infiltrate
pass through an enemy line in a military conflict

inordinate
beyond normal limits

effectuate
bring about or cause to happen

invalidate
make no longer acceptable for use

accentuate
stress or single out as important

vertebrate
animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton

ameliorate
make better

condensate
a product of condensation

obliterate
remove completely from recognition or memory

inaugurate
commence officially

reallocate
allocate, distribute, or apportion anew

rejuvenate
make younger or more youthful

adjudicate
hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of

recuperate
restore to good health or strength

understate
represent as less significant or important

inveterate
habitual

depreciate
decline in value

confiscate
take temporary possession of a security by legal authority

effeminate
having unsuitable feminine qualities

dissociate
part; cease or break association with

profligate
unrestrained by convention or morality

reactivate
put in motion again

amalgamate
bring or combine together or with something else

annihilate
kill in large numbers

repatriate
send someone back to his homeland against his will

triplicate
one of three copies

invigorate
give life or energy to

deregulate
lift the authoritative rules on

inactivate
make inactive

promulgate
state or announce

capitulate
surrender under agreed conditions

isocyanate
a salt or ester of isocyanic acid

decelerate
lose velocity; move more slowly

perpetrate
perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

episcopate
the office and dignity of a bishop

stablemate
a horse stabled with another or one of several horses owned by the same person

rededicate
dedicate anew

distillate
a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling

ingratiate
gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts

schoolmate
an acquaintance that you go to school with

redecorate
redo the decoration of an apartment or house

deactivate
remove from active military status or reassign

masturbate
get sexual gratification through self-stimulation

eviscerate
remove the entrails of

consecrate
give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

palatinate
a territory under the jurisdiction of a count palatine

emancipate
free from slavery or servitude

abbreviate
shorten

homogenate
material that has been homogenized

indelicate
slightly indecent, offensive, or improper

conciliate
gain the good will of or cause to be more favorably inclined

salicylate
a salt of salicylic acid

licentiate
holds a license (degree) from a (European) university

incinerate
become reduced to ashes

impregnate
make pregnant

potentiate
increase the effect of or act synergistically with

immoderate
beyond reasonable limits

cheapskate
a stingy person who is unwilling to spend money

emasculate
deprive of strength or vigor

corporate
of or belonging to a business firm

immediate
directly before or after as in a chain of cause and effect

integrate
make into a whole or make part of a whole

aggregate
a sum total of many heterogeneous things taken together

eliminate
end, take out, or do away with

celebrate
have a festivity

negotiate
discuss the terms of an arrangement

fortunate
having unexpected good luck

desperate
a person who is frightened and in need of help

chocolate
a food made from roasted ground cacao beans

calculate
make a mathematical computation

elaborate
marked by complexity and richness of detail

stimulate
cause to act in a specified manner

affiliate
join in a social or business relationship

translate
restate from one language into another language

alternate
go back and forth

penetrate
pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

terminate
bring to an end or halt

disparate
fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind

syndicate
an association of companies for some definite purpose

alleviate
provide physical relief, as from pain

intricate
having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

cooperate
work together on a common enterprise of project

duplicate
a copy that corresponds to an original exactly

formulate
prepare according to instructions

speculate
reflect deeply on a subject

originate
come into existence; take on form or shape

phosphate
a salt of phosphoric acid

cultivate
adapt something wild to the environment

carbonate
treat with carbon dioxide

substrate
the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment

correlate
bear a reciprocal or mutual relation

designate
design or destine

replicate
reproduce or make an exact copy of

fluctuate
move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern

doctorate
one of the highest earned degrees conferred by a university

circulate
move through a system and return to the starting point

appellate
of or relating to or taking account of appeals

eradicate
destroy completely, as if down to the roots

temperate
not extreme

surrogate
someone or something that takes the place of another

reiterate
say, state, or perform again

stalemate
a situation in which no progress can be made

elucidate
make clear and comprehensible

reinstate
bring back into original existence, function, or position

legislate
make laws or bills

consulate
diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consul

culminate
end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

frustrate
hinder or prevent, as an effort, plan, or desire

propagate
multiply through reproduction

evaporate
change into gas or steam

liquidate
eliminate a debt by paying it off

delineate
represented accurately or precisely

dissipate
cause to separate and go in different directions

stipulate
make an express demand or provision in an agreement

inanimate
not endowed with life

retaliate
make a counterattack and return like for like

aggravate
make worse

postulate
maintain or assert

fabricate
put together out of artificial or natural components

floodgate
a valve that controls the flow of water

repudiate
refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid

humiliate
cause to feel shame

glutamate
a salt or ester of glutamic acid

incarnate
possessing or existing in bodily form

predicate
involve as a necessary condition of consequence

classmate
an acquaintance that you go to school with

segregate
divide from the main body or mass and collect

obstinate
marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield

overstate
enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

conjugate
undergo the act of becoming a single unit

gravitate
move toward

extricate
release from entanglement or difficulty

denigrate
charge falsely or with malicious intent

implicate
bring into intimate and incriminating connection

calibrate
make fine adjustments for optimal measuring

vindicate
show to be right by providing justification or proof

proximate
very close in space or time

prostrate
stretched out and lying at full length along the ground

devastate
cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

germinate
sprout; produce buds or branches

inculcate
teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

instigate
provoke or stir up

nameplate
a plate bearing a name

fascinate
attract; cause to be enamored

punctuate
insert marks to clarify meaning

captivate
attract; cause to be enamored

oscillate
move or swing from side to side regularly

officiate
perform a ceremony or religious ritual

enumerate
specify individually

suffocate
deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing

acclimate
get used to a certain environment

checkmate
an inescapable attack on an opponent’s king, in chess

arbitrate
act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

attenuate
become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude

explicate
elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses

separate
standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything

accurate
characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth

estimate
judge tentatively

indicate
designate a place, direction, person, or thing

generate
bring into existence

adequate
having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

ultimate
furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme

evaluate
estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of

graduate
receive an academic degree upon completion of one’s studies

moderate
marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes

advocate
a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea

intimate
marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity

dominate
be in control

delicate
developed with extreme subtlety

initiate
set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for

regulate
bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage

allocate
distribute according to a plan or set apart for a purpose

tolerate
put up with something or somebody unpleasant

validate
confirm the legal force of

mitigate
lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

hesitate
pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

motivate
give an incentive for action

activate
put in motion

delegate
a person appointed or elected to represent others

navigate
direct carefully and safely

automate
operate or make run by machines rather than human action

template
a model or standard for making comparisons

simulate
reproduce someone’s behavior or looks

relocate
become established in a new place

prostate
a firm muscular gland in males at the neck of the urethra

decorate
make more attractive, as by adding ornament or color

nominate
propose as a candidate for some honor

innovate
bring something new to an environment

recreate
make anew

dedicate
give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

liberate
grant freedom to; free from confinement

roommate
an associate who shares a room with you

escalate
increase in extent or intensity

teammate
a fellow member of a team

desolate
providing no shelter or sustenance

renovate
restore to a previous or better condition

evacuate
move out of an unsafe location into safety

insulate
surround with material to protect from heat, cold, or noise

alienate
arouse hostility or indifference in

laureate
someone honored for great achievements

resonate
produce a deep, clear sound

sulphate
a salt or ester of sulphuric acid

permeate
spread or diffuse through

modulate
fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of

laminate
cover with a thin sheet of plastic or other material

populate
inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of

irritate
cause annoyance in

celibate
abstaining from sexual intercourse

emigrate
leave one’s country of residence for a new one

meditate
reflect deeply on a subject

silicate
a salt or ester derived from silicic acid

excavate
recover through digging

annotate
add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments

incubate
grow under conditions that promote development

relegate
assign to a lower position

stagnate
stand still

playmate
a companion at play

cruciate
shaped like a cross

detonate
cause to burst with a violent release of energy

inchoate
only partly in existence; imperfectly formed

abdicate
give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors

irrigate
supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams

tailgate
follow at a dangerously close distance

workmate
a fellow worker

litigate
engage in legal proceedings

acrylate
a salt or ester of propenoic acid

obligate
force somebody to do something

marinate
soak food in a seasoned or flavorful liquid before cooking

ordinate
the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

saturate
infuse or fill completely

ambulate
walk about or move from one place to another

militate
have force or influence; bring about an effect or change

decimate
kill in large numbers

tabulate
arrange or enter in rows and columns

apostate
not faithful to religion or party or cause

elongate
make long or longer by pulling and stretching

obdurate
stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing

aspirate
suck in (air)

medicate
treat medicinally, treat with medicine

abrogate
revoke formally

arsenate
a salt or ester of arsenic acid

federate
unite on a federal basis or band together as a league

defecate
have a bowel movement

inundate
fill or cover completely, usually with water

benzoate
any salt or ester of benzoic acid

tartrate
a salt or ester of tartaric acid

conflate
mix together different elements

salivate
produce a clear liquid secreted into the mouth

truncate
make shorter as if by cutting off

private
confined to particular persons or groups

operate
perform as expected when applied

climate
the weather in some location averaged over a period of time

mandate
a document giving an official instruction or command

educate
give knowledge acquired by learning and instruction

migrate
move from one country or region to another and settle there

dictate
a guiding principle

isolate
place or set apart

emulate
strive to equal or match, especially by imitating

violate
fail to agree with; go against

elevate
raise from a lower to a higher position

nitrate
any compound containing the nitrate group

mediate
act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

imitate
reproduce someone’s behavior or looks

primate
any placental mammal of the order Primates

acetate
a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate

restate
to say or perform again

deviate
turn aside; turn away from

probate
act or process of proving that a will was properly executed

magnate
a very wealthy or powerful businessperson

animate
make lively

actuate
put in motion

inflate
fill with gas or air

upstate
in or toward the northern parts of a state

radiate
send out rays or waves

emanate
give out, as breath or an odor

placate
cause to be more favorably inclined

obviate
do away with

vibrate
sound with resonance

sulfate
a salt or ester of sulphuric acid

situate
determine or indicate the place or limits of

citrate
a salt or ester of citric acid

deflate
release contained air or gas from

collate
assemble in proper sequence

frigate
a medium-sized warship of the 18th and 19th centuries

predate
be earlier in time; go back further

hydrate
any compound that contains water of crystallization

cognate
related by blood

urinate
eliminate urine

agitate
move or cause to move back and forth

lactate
give suck to

narrate
provide commentary for a film, for example

iterate
say, state, or perform again

neonate
a baby from birth to four weeks

prelate
a senior clergyman and dignitary

emirate
the domain controlled by an emir

maleate
a salt or ester of maleic acid

vitiate
make imperfect

satiate
fill to satisfaction

exudate
a substance that oozes out from plant pores

aureate
elaborately or excessively ornamented

oxalate
a salt or ester of oxalic acid

prorate
make a proportional settlement or distribution

pulsate
expand and contract rhythmically

arcuate
forming or resembling an arch

palpate
examine (a body part) by tactual exploration

chelate
a heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions

titrate
measure by by titration

ovulate
produce and discharge eggs

dentate
having toothlike projections in the margin

sensate
having physical sensation

variate
a variable quantity that is random

caudate
having a tail or taillike appendage

khanate
the realm of a khan

striate
marked with stripes

cremate
reduce to ashes

roseate
of something having a dusty purplish pink color

ingrate
a person who shows no gratitude

gestate
be pregnant with

valuate
evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

expiate
make amends for

bromate
react with bromine

pronate
turn the forearm or the hand so that the palm is directed downwards

septate
of or relating to a septum

pinnate
featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis

summate
determine the sum of

prolate
having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter

solvate
cause a solvation in (a substance)

reflate
inflate again

ciliate
of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell

serrate
notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex

filiate
fix the paternity of

foliate
grow leaves

ululate
emit long loud cries

adulate
flatter in an obsequious manner

create
bring into existence

estate
extensive landed property retained by the owner

update
modernize or bring up to date

debate
a discussion with reasons for and against some proposal

relate
give an account of

senate
assembly possessing high legislative powers

locate
determine the place of by searching or examining

donate
give to a charity or good cause

rebate
a refund of some fraction of the amount paid

innate
present at birth but not necessarily hereditary

rotate
turn on or around an axis or a center

equate
consider or describe as similar or analogous

inmate
a resident of a dwelling or institution

pirate
someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

ornate
marked by complexity and richness of detail

karate
a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat

palate
the surface of the mouth separating oral and nasal cavities

negate
make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

vacate
leave behind empty; move out of

curate
a person authorized to conduct religious worship

sedate
characterized by dignity and propriety

opiate
a narcotic drug

ablate
wear away through erosion or vaporization

mutate
undergo a change or alteration in form or qualities

legate
a member of a legation

dilate
become wider

borate
a salt or ester of boric acid

folate
a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction

berate
censure severely or angrily

fixate
pay attention to exclusively and obsessively

aerate
fill, combine, or supply with oxygen

oblate
having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles

gyrate
revolve quickly and repeatedly around an axis

notate
put into notation, as of music or choreography

eluate
a liquid solution that results from elution

hamate
the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers

pupate
develop into a pupa

ligate
bind with a bandage or ligature

derate
lower the rated electrical capability of electrical apparatus

luxate
move out of position

ideate
form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

lobate
having or resembling a lobe or lobes

lunate
resembling the new moon in shape

agnate
related on the father’s side

pedate
having or resembling a foot

aviate
operate an airplane

ramate
having branches

comate
bearing a coma

adnate
of unlike parts or organs; growing closely attached

lanate
covered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments

cerate
a hard medicated paste made of lard or oil mixed with wax or resin

lyrate
(of a leaf shape) having curvature suggestive of a lyre

acuate
ending in a sharp point

nutate
rock, sway, or nod; usually involuntarily

humate
material that is high in humic acids

binate
growing in two parts or in pairs

state
the way something is with respect to its main attributes

plate
dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten

slate
fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into layers

spate
a sudden forceful flow

skate
sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs

crate
a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping

grate
reduce to shreds by rubbing against a perforated surface

irate
feeling or showing extreme anger

abate
become less in amount or intensity

agate
an impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony

orate
make speeches

urate
a salt of uric acid

prate
speak about unimportant matters rapidly and incessantly

elate
fill with high spirits

ovate
rounded like an egg

alate
(of seeds or insects) having winglike extensions

enate
one related on the mother’s side

blate
cry plaintively

date
the specified day of the month

rate
a quantity considered as a proportion of another quantity

late
at or toward an end or late period or stage of development

gate
a movable barrier in a fence or wall

hate
the emotion of intense dislike

fate
the ultimate agency predetermining the course of events

mate
a person’s partner in marriage

pate
liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned

sate
fill to contentment

bate
moderate or restrain; lessen the force of

eat
take in solid food