What does officiate mean?

Definitions for officiateəˈfɪʃ iˌeɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word officiate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. officiate(verb)

    act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding

    "Who officiated at your wedding?"

  2. officiate, function(verb)

    perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

    "His wife officiated as his private secretary"


  1. officiate(Verb)

    To perform the functions of some office.

  2. officiate(Verb)

    To serve as umpire or referee.

  3. Origin: Circa 17th Century, from officiatus, perfect passive participle of officio, from officium.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of officiate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of officiate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ronnie Floyd:

    I declare to everyone today as a minister of the Gospel – I will not officiate over any same-sex unions or same-sex marriage ceremonies, i completely refuse.

Images & Illustrations of officiate

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Translations for officiate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • oficiarSpanish
  • toimittaaFinnish
  • कर्तव्य अदा करनाHindi
  • sędziować, przewodniczyć, pełnić obowiązkiPolish

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