HyperDic: officiate

English > 2 senses of the word officiate:
VERBsocialofficiateact in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
competitionofficiate, functionperform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
officiate > pronunciation
Soundsahfih'shiyey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > officiate: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningAct in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"Who officiated at your wedding?"
Narrowermarry, wed, tie, splicePerform a marriage ceremony
BroaderperformPerform a function
Spanishoficiar
Catalanoficiar
Nounsofficea religious ... / religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
officethe actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
officianta clergyman who officiates at a religious ... / religious ceremony or service
officiationthe performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty
English > officiate: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningPerform duties attached to a particular office or place or function.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"His wife officiated as his private secretary"
Synonymfunction
BroaderserveDo duty or hold offices
Spanishfungir, oficiar, servir
Catalanexercir, oficiar
Nounsofficea religious ... / religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
officethe actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
officea job in an organization
office(of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power
officiation, officiatingthe act of umpiring
officiationthe performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty

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