HyperDic: skate

English > 3 senses of the word skate:
NOUNartifactskatesports 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
animalskatelarge edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head
VERBmotionskatemove along on skates
skate > pronunciation
Soundsskey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > skate: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsports 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.
Narrowerice skateskate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole
in-line skateA shoe with a line of rollers fixed to the sole
roller skateA shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the sole
Broadersports equipmentequipment needed to participate in a particular sport
Spanishpatines, patín
Catalanpatí, patins
Verbsskatemove along on skates
English > skate: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaninglarge 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.
Member ofRajidae, family Rajidaebottom-dwelling tropical rays
Narrowerbarndoor skate, Raja laevisOne of the largest skates (to 5 feet)
grey skate, gray skate, Raja batisCommon European skate used as food
little skate, Raja erinaceaMost plentiful skate in North American inshore waters in summer
thorny skate, Raja radiataCold-water bottom fish with spines on the back
Broaderraycartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside
Spanishraya
Catalanrajada
English > skate: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove along on skates.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey skate the river; They skate down the river
Example"The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Entailed byspeed skaterace on skates
NarrowerRollerbladeTravel on shoes with a single line of rubber / rubber wheels attached to their soles
figure skatedance on skates
ice skateMove along on ice skates
roller skateTravel on shoes with steel or rubber / rubber rollers attached to their soles
skateboardride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom
BroaderglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
Spanishpatinar
Catalanpatinar
Nounsskatesports 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
skatersomeone who skates
skatingthe sport of gliding on skates

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