Definitions for orateɔˈreɪt, oʊˈreɪt, ˈɔr eɪt, ˈoʊr eɪt
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o•rateɔˈreɪt, oʊˈreɪt, ˈɔr eɪt, ˈoʊr eɪt(v.i.; v.t.)-rat•ed, -rat•ing.
to deliver an oration, esp. to speak pompously.
Origin of orate:
To speak formally; to give a speech.
To speak passionately; to preach for or against something.
Origin: Back formation from oration, from oratio, from oratus, from oro.
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