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Overview of verb bate

The verb bate has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bate

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

2. bate

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

3. bate

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

Overview of adj bated

The adj bated has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bated

(diminished or moderated; "our bated enthusiasm"; "his bated hopes") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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