HyperDic: bate

English > 3 senses of the word bate:
VERBsocialbatemoderate or restrain
motionbateflap the wings wildly or frantically
changebatesoak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
bate > pronunciation
Soundsbey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > bate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmoderate or restrain; lessen the force of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"He bated his breath when talking about this affair"
Broadercontrol, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderatelessen the intensity of
English > bate: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningflap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderbeat, flapMove with a thrashing motion
English > bate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningsoak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"bate hides and skins"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderdrench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souseCover with liquid / liquid

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