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1. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score.

Synonyms

  • base
  • home
  • bag
  • home plate

Antonyms

  • descend
  • disappear
  • overhead
  • subsurface

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Plate

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate
  • predate

Example sentences of the word plate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Position the stove pipe in its place in the chimney and mark where it will penetrate the plate.

Quotes containing the word plate


1. I resisted the urge to hurl my plate at him. “Of course not, Ian. It’s just that normally at this hour, Bones and I are fucking like rabbits, so I get twitchy when I have to wait for him to climb aboard.
- Jeaniene Frost, At Grave's End

2. Lovers of print are simply confusing the plate for the food.
- Douglas Adams

3. Warmblood now a bloodborne death,Will rob your body of it's breathMark your skin and seal your fate The Underland becomes a plate
- Suzanne Collins, Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods

2. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic.

Synonyms

  • disc
  • grid
  • tap
  • lamella
  • engraving
  • license plate
  • plessimeter
  • fin keel
  • plate iron
  • pleximeter
  • baffle
  • storage-battery grid
  • numberplate
  • cylinder head
  • escutcheon
  • sheet
  • gusset
  • nameplate
  • damper
  • flat solid
  • platen
  • fishplate
  • gusset plate
  • disk
  • baffle board

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness
  • disjoin
  • anode
  • voltaic cell

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

3. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten.

Synonyms

  • dessert plate
  • paper plate
  • soup plate
  • flatware
  • salad plate
  • steel plate
  • salad bowl

Antonyms

  • undress
  • discolor
  • insulator
  • inarticulate

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

4. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper).

Synonyms

  • illustration

Antonyms

  • foreign
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

5. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] the quantity contained in a plate.

Synonyms

  • plateful

Antonyms

  • accumulator

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

6. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • wall plate
  • construction

Antonyms

  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate
  • right

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

7. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] any flat platelike body structure or part.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • lamina
  • frill
  • bodily structure
  • comb
  • operculum

Antonyms

  • thermionic vacuum tube
  • thermionic valve
  • cold cathode
  • electrode

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

8. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] a shallow receptacle for collection in church.

Synonyms

  • collection plate

Antonyms

  • walk
  • outfield

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

9. plate

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded.

Synonyms

  • flat solid
  • sheet
  • quarter plate

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • misconstruction
  • courtesy
  • woman

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)

10. plate

verb. ['ˈpleɪt'] coat with a layer of metal.

Synonyms

  • electroplate
  • coat
  • silver
  • silverplate
  • silver-plate
  • chromium-plate
  • chrome
  • gold-plate
  • goldplate
  • nickel
  • gold plate
  • tin

Etymology

  • plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plata (Latin)
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