What does palpate mean?

Definitions for palpateˈpæl peɪt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. palpate, feel(verb)

    examine (a body part) by palpation

    "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse"


  1. palpate(Verb)

    to examine, or otherwise explore, (usually an area or organ of the human body) by feeling it

    I palpated his expired heart.

  2. palpate(Adjective)

    of palp, or having palp

  3. Origin: From palpatus, perfect passive participle of palpo.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of palpate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of palpate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of palpate

  1. palpatepalpatepalpate

Translations for palpate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for palpate »


Find a translation for the palpate definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these palpate definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"palpate." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 22 Feb. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/palpate>.

Are we missing a good definition for palpate? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for palpate:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.