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Definitions for titivate
ˈtɪt əˌveɪttiti·vate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spruce up, spruce, titivate, tittivate, smarten up, slick up, spiff upverb

    make neat, smart, or trim

    "Spruce up your house for Spring"; "titivate the child"


  1. titivateverb

    To make small improvements or alterations to (one's appearance etc.); to add some finishing touches to.

  2. Etymology: Modification of earlier spelling tidivate, perhaps based on tidy +, on the pattern of words like cultivate and renovate.


  1. titivate

    Grooming (also called preening) is the art and practice of cleaning and maintaining parts of the body. It is a species-typical behavior.


  1. titivate

    Titivate is a verb that means to make small enhancements or improvements to something, especially in its appearance. It often refers to making minor changes or additions to decorate or improve the aesthetic appeal of an object, a place, or even oneself.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Titivate

    Tittivate, tit′i-vāt, v.i. and v.t. (slang) to smarten up, by dress or otherwise. [Most prob. a factitious word, perh. based on tidy.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of titivate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of titivate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • schniedelnGerman
  • afeitar, arreglar, vestirse de gala, adornarSpanish
  • تلقین کردنPersian
  • hiplata, huolitella, tällätä, viimeistellä, pyntätä, huosiaFinnish
  • bichonner, pomponnerFrench
  • チベットJapanese
  • наряжать, прихорашиваться, наряжаться, прихорашиватьRussian
  • 滴定Chinese

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