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Definition of BATE

verb : BATE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) moderate or restrain; lessen the force of; "He bated his breath when talking about this affair"; "capable of bating his enthusiasm" ;

  • 2. (

    ) flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons ;

  • 3. (

    ) soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments; "bate hides and skins" ;


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