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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crate(noun)

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

  2. crate, crateful(verb)

    the quantity contained in a crate

  3. crate(verb)

    put into a crate; as for protection

    "crate the paintings before shipping them to the museum"


  1. crate(Noun)

    A large open box or basket, used especially to transport fragile goods.

    Etymology: Perhaps from Dutch krat.

  2. crate(Verb)

    To put into a crate.

    Etymology: Perhaps from Dutch krat.

  3. crate(Verb)

    To keep in a crate.

    Etymology: Perhaps from Dutch krat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crate(noun)

    a large basket or hamper of wickerwork, used for the transportation of china, crockery, and similar wares

    Etymology: [L. cratis hurdle; perh. akin to E. cradle. See Hurdle, and cf. Crate a framework.]

  2. Crate(noun)

    a box or case whose sides are of wooden slats with interspaces, -- used especially for transporting fruit

    Etymology: [L. cratis hurdle; perh. akin to E. cradle. See Hurdle, and cf. Crate a framework.]

  3. Crate(verb)

    to pack in a crate or case for transportation; as, to crate a sewing machine; to crate peaches

    Etymology: [L. cratis hurdle; perh. akin to E. cradle. See Hurdle, and cf. Crate a framework.]


  1. Crate

    A crate is a large shipping container, often made of wood, typically used to transport large, heavy or awkward items. Steel and aluminium crates are also used. Smaller plastic crates are used for delivery of bottles and other fragile items.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crate

    krāt, n. a wicker-work case for packing crockery in, or for carrying fruit. [L. cratis, a hurdle. See Cradle.]

Anagrams for crate »

  1. recta

  2. trace

  3. react

  4. cater

  5. caret

How to pronounce crate?

  1. Alex
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How to say crate in sign language?

  1. crate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of crate in a Sentence

  1. Sukhum Nuangjanpat:

    To me, the possibility of getting infected comes from touching the collars, clothes, crate or bags that owners used to carry their dogs, that's why I ask customers to take back all their dog's stuff and use only the things that are provided by the shop.

  2. Voormi CEO Dan English:

    I don’t want to get a crate of 5,000 pieces from Asia and find out that they’re all made wrong, with distributed manufacturing, I don’t need to worry about large minimum orders, quality control or customs. We’re only dealing with hundreds of pieces at a time. And even with the logistics of dealing with multiple manufacturers spread over hundreds of miles, we still have more flexibility to move and innovate faster than if we were sourcing everything out of Asia.

  3. Paul OShaughnessy:

    He had a knife, it was covered in blood. He kept saying something in Arabic, he was clearly under the influence of something, my brother Luke managed to keep him pinned down until the police arrived. My brother put a crate and a chair to keep him pinned down. He didnt show any remorse at all.

  4. Carrie Horstman:

    You’re possessing something that is stolen from a business, whether it’s as small as a milk crate, or a shopping cart, hewas charged with possessing stolen property. He may pay a fine or spend a few days in jail.

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