What does inchoate mean?

Definitions for inchoateɪnˈkoʊ ɪt, -eɪt; esp. Brit. ˈɪn koʊˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incipient, inchoate(adj)

    only partly in existence; imperfectly formed

    "incipient civil disorder"; "an incipient tumor"; "a vague inchoate idea"


  1. inchoate(Noun)

    A beginning, an immature start.

  2. inchoate(Verb)

    To begin or start something.

  3. inchoate(Verb)

    To cause or bring about.

  4. inchoate(Verb)

    To make a start.

  5. inchoate(Adjective)

    Recently started but not fully formed yet; just begun; only elementary or immature.

  6. inchoate(Adjective)

    Chaotic, disordered, confused; also, incoherent, rambling.

  7. Origin: From incohatus, perfect passive participle of incoho.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inchoate(adj)

    recently, or just, begun; beginning; partially but not fully in existence or operation; existing in its elements; incomplete

  2. Inchoate(verb)

    to begin

  3. Origin: [L. inchoatus, better incohatus, p. p. of incohare to begin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inchoate

    in′kō-āt, adj. only begun: unfinished, rudimentary: not established.—v.t. (Browning) to begin.—adv. In′choately.—n. Inchoā′tion, beginning: rudimentary state.—adj. Inchō′ative, incipient. [L. inchoāre, -ātum, to begin.]

Anagrams for inchoate »

  1. ethanoic

  2. thiocane


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inchoate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inchoate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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