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-ate: As an ending of participles or participial adjectives it isequivalent to -ed as, situate or situated animate or animated. As the ending of a verb, it means to make, Do you have knowledge, Definitions or data to publish about -ate? Dictionary UK is open for edits.

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Meaning of -ate:

1. As an ending of participles or participial adjectives it isequivalent to -ed

2. as, situate or situated

3. animate or animated.

4. As the ending of a verb, it means to make, to cause, to act, etc.

5. As, to propitiate (to make propitious)

6. to animate (to give life to).

7. As a noun suffix, it marks the agent

8. as, curate, delegate. Italso sometimes marks the office or dignity

9. as, tribunate.

10. In chemistry it is used to denote the salts formed from thoseacids whose names end -ic (excepting binary or halogen acids)

11. as,sulphate from sulphuric acid, nitrate from nitric acid, etc. It isalso used in the case of certain basic salts.

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