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əˈfɪʃ iˌeɪtof·fi·ci·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. officiateverb

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

    "Who officiated at your wedding?"

  2. officiate, functionverb

    perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

    "His wife officiated as his private secretary"

Wiktionary

  1. officiateverb

    To perform the functions of some office.

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

  2. officiateverb

    To serve as umpire or referee.

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

Editors Contribution

  1. officiate

    To act in an official capacity.

    The mayor did officiate at the local event when she was asked.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

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Numerology

  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

Examples of officiate in a Sentence

  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.

  2. Rich McKay:

    I know in my opinion what subjective looks like, and if you get to subjective things in that booth, what is the standard ? Do we re-officiate the play ?

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

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