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Definitions for syncopate
ˈsɪŋ kəˌpeɪt, ˈsɪn-syn·co·pate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. syncopateverb

    omit a sound or letter in a word

    "syncopate a word"

  2. syncopateverb

    modify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat

Wiktionary

  1. syncopateverb

    to omit a sound or a letter from a word; to use syncope

    Etymology: From syncopatus, past particple of syncopo, from syncopa, from σύν + κόπτω

  2. syncopateverb

    to stress or accentuate the weak beat of a rhythm; to use syncopation

    Etymology: From syncopatus, past particple of syncopo, from syncopa, from σύν + κόπτω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Syncopateverb

    to contract, as a word, by taking one or more letters or syllables from the middle; as, "Gloster" is a syncopated form of "Gloucester."

    Etymology: [LL. syncopatus, p. p. of syncopare to syncopate, to swoon. See Syncope.]

  2. Syncopateverb

    to commence, as a tone, on an unaccented part of a measure, and continue it into the following accented part, so that the accent is driven back upon the weak part and the rhythm drags

    Etymology: [LL. syncopatus, p. p. of syncopare to syncopate, to swoon. See Syncope.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Syncopate

    sing′kō-pāt, v.t. to contract, as a word, by taking away letters from the middle: (mus.) to unite by a slur the last note of a bar to the first note of the next.—adjs. Syn′copal, Syncop′ic, pertaining to syncope.—ns. Syncopā′tion, act of syncopating; Syn′cope, the omission of letters from the middle of a word, as ne'er for never: (med.) a fainting-fit, an attack in which the breathing and circulation become faint: (mus.) syncopation.—v.t. Syn′copise, to contract by syncope.—n. Syn′copist.—adj. Syncop′tic. [Low L. syncopāre, -ātum—L. syncope-Gr. syn, together, koptein, to cut off.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of syncopate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of syncopate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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