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Definition of the adjective acuate

What does acuate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. ending in a sharp point

Definition of the verb acuate

What does acuate mean as a doing word?


  1. [transitive] To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.

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Google previewThe Endangered English Dictionary: Bodacious Words Your Dictionary Forgot (1997)

by David Grambs

the desire for or impulse to act the lack of acturience in a paralyzed organization acuate (AK-yoo-ayt) sharp-pointed handily acuate elbows that get him many offensive rebounds acupunctuate (ak-yoo-PUNG-tyoo-ayt) to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACUATE Adj. (Latin, acus = needle + -atus = characterized by.) ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

To Acuate, v. a. [aeuo, Lat.] To sharpen, to invigorate with any powers of stiarpness.

Google previewLexicon physico-medicum: or, A new physical dictionary; explaining the difficult terms used in the several branches of the profession ... The second edition, very much altered and improved (1722)

by John QUINCY

Acuate, from acuo, to sharpen; is when an Acid is added to any Mixture to sharpen it, or make it fourer than before. Acute Disease. Institution Writers define this very confusedly: but what best expresses it, is any Disease which is attended with ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New and Original Work of Refrence to the Words in the English Language

"Immfderate feeding anon powdered beef, pickled mtaU sua deHiiifhlnif with strong wines, do Inflame □ad acuate, the ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning ... (1789)

To which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

To ACUATE, nuns-ate. v. a. To sharpen. ACULEATE, a-ktT-lyate. a. Prickly, that which terminates in a sharp point. ACUMEN, a-ktT-men. s._ A sharp point; figuratively, qutcknels of rntellects. 1 ACUMINATED. _A-ku'-rp>'--nA-t&dpart. a. Endmg ...

Google previewA Galic And English Dictionary (1780)

Containing All Th Words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that Could be Collected from the Voice, and Old Books and MSS by William Shaw

,To ACUATE. Geuruicham. ACULEATE. Birach. . ACUMEN. Binnainn, geurad. ACUMINATED. Birach. ACUTENESS. Geurad, brais. ADACTED. Air iomain. . ' ADAGE. Sean-fhocal, gna-fhocal. ADAGIO. Aifach. ' ADAMANT.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott


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Scrabble value of A1C3U1A1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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