HyperDic: slate

English > 7 senses of the word slate:
NOUNartifactslate(formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
substanceslate, slatingthin layers of rock used for roofing
substanceslatea fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
communicationslate, ticketa list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
VERBcognitionslatedesignate or schedule
socialslateenter on a list or slate for an election
contactslatecover with slate
slate > pronunciation
Soundssley't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > slate: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(formerly) a writing tablet made of slate.
BroadertabletA slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
Spanishpizarra
English > slate: 7 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningThin layers of rock used for roofing.
Synonymslating
Broaderroofing materialbuilding material used in constructing roofs
Spanishpizarra
Catalanllicorella
Verbsslatecover with slate
English > slate: 7 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningA fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers.
Broadersedimentary rockrock formed from consolidated clay sediments
Spanishpizarra
Catalanllicorella, pissarra
English > slate: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices.
Synonymticket
Broaderlist, listingA database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
Spanishcandidatura, lista de candidatos
Catalancandidatura, llista de candidats
Verbsslateenter on a list or slate for an election
English > slate: 7 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningdesignate or schedule.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Examples
  • "He slated his talk for 9 AM"
  • "She was slated to be his successor"
Broaderintend, destine, designate, specifydesign or destine
Spanishponer en agenda, programar
English > slate: 7 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningEnter on a list or slate for an election.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He was slated for borough president"
Broadercross-file, registerHave one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
Nounsslatea list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
English > slate: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCover with slate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"slate the roof"
BroaderroofProvide a building with a roof
Spanishempizarrar
Nounsslatethin layers of rock used for roofing
slatingthe act of laying slates for a roof

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