What does skate mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skate(noun)

    sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs

  2. skate(verb)

    large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

  3. skate(verb)

    move along on skates

    "The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skate(noun)

    a metallic runner with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, -- made to be fastened under the foot, and used for moving rapidly on ice

    Etymology: [Icel. skata; cf. Prov. G. schatten, meer-schatten, L. squatus, squatina, and E. shad.]

  2. Skate(verb)

    to move on skates

    Etymology: [Icel. skata; cf. Prov. G. schatten, meer-schatten, L. squatus, squatina, and E. shad.]

  3. Skate(noun)

    any one of numerous species of large, flat elasmobranch fishes of the genus Raia, having a long, slender tail, terminated by a small caudal fin. The pectoral fins, which are large and broad and united to the sides of the body and head, give a somewhat rhombic form to these fishes. The skin is more or less spinose

    Etymology: [Icel. skata; cf. Prov. G. schatten, meer-schatten, L. squatus, squatina, and E. shad.]

Freebase

  1. Skate

    Skates are cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae in the superorder Batoidea of rays. More than 200 species have been described, in 27 genera. The two subfamilies are Rajinae and Arhynchobatinae.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Skate

    skāt, n. a kind of sandal or frame of wood on a steel blade for moving on ice.—v.i. to slide on, skates.—ns. Skā′ter; Skā′ting; Skā′ting-rink. [Dut. schaats; cf. also Dan. sköite.]

  2. Skate

    skāt, n. the popular name of several species of Ray, esp. those of the family Raiidæ and genus Raia, with greatly extended pectoral fins. [Ice. skata—Low L. squatus—L. squatina; cf. Shad.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. skate

    A well-known cartilaginous fish of the ray family, Raia batis.

Editors Contribution

  1. skate

    A type of sports equipment.

    Skates are used in ice skating.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

Anagrams for skate »

  1. Keats

  2. Stake

  3. Steak

  4. Takes

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How to say skate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of skate in a Sentence

  1. Lou Lamoriello:

    There's been no damage to his eye, he felt the skate blade hit his eye, but fortunately just got the eyelid.

  2. Alysa Liu:

    I didn't really expect any result, like first, second or third, i just wanted to skate a clean program, that's always my goal. I always want to do better than before.

  3. Ivan Bukin:

    We have made an attempt to fix the mistakes that we have made at the Russian nationals and the European Championship, we wanted to skate heartily and enjoy our performance.

  4. Zach Anderson:

    Twenty-five years on the sex offender registry meant that I wouldn't be able to go to the skate park until I was 45 and by then, I probably wouldn't even want to go, if I had kids, I wouldn't have been able to go to their school functions.

  5. Karin Soutberg:

    It's nice to skate with some actual views.

Images & Illustrations of skate

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Translations for skate

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  • تزلجArabic
  • канёкBelarusian
  • patí, patinarCatalan, Valencian
  • brusle, rejnok, bruslit, brusleníCzech
  • ysglefrio, sglefrioWelsh
  • SkateDanish
  • Schlittschuh, Skateboarden, Schlittschuh laufen, Eislauf, Rollschuh, Skateboardfahren, Schlittschuhlaufen, EislaufenGerman
  • πατινάGreek
  • rajoEsperanto
  • patín, patinar, patinajeSpanish
  • كفش اسكيت, سفره ماهي, كفش اسكيت رولر-كفش اسكيت يخ, اسكيت بورد سواري, اسكيت بازي-اسكيت روي يخ, اسكيت كردن -اسكيت, اسکیت بازی کردنPersian
  • luistin, skeitata, rausku, skeittaus, luistelu, luistellaFinnish
  • skøtaFaroese
  • patinage, patiner, glisser, patinFrench
  • reedridenWestern Frisian
  • korcsolyaHungarian
  • չմուշկArmenian
  • sepatu luncurIndonesian
  • skataIcelandic
  • pattinareItalian
  • להחליקHebrew
  • スケート, [[スケート]]を[[する]]Japanese
  • 스케이트, [[스케이트]]를 [[타다]], 홍어Korean
  • тэшүүрээр гулгах, тэшүүрMongolian
  • skøyteNorwegian
  • schaatsenDutch
  • skeise, skøyteNorwegian Nynorsk
  • skateNorwegian
  • łóóʼ adishishíNavajo, Navaho
  • łyżwaPolish
  • skate, arraia, patinar, patim, raia, patinadaPortuguese
  • конёк, скат, [[ката́ние]] на [[коньки, [[ката́ться]] на [[скейтборд, коньки́, [[ката́ние]] на [[скейтборд, [[ката́ться]] на [[конькиRussian
  • rajaSlovak
  • skridskoSwedish
  • kaykay yapmakTurkish
  • ковза́н, ли́жваUkrainian
  • sket, luibilasket, sketam, luibilasketam, luibilasketön, gladajukön, gladajuk, sketön, gladajukamVolapük
  • גליטשערYiddish

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