Nuncupate Nun"cu*pate, v. t. [L. nuncupatus, p. p. of nuncupare to nuncupate, prob. fr. nomen name + capere to take.] 1. To declare publicly or solemnly; to proclaim formally. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

In whose presence did St. Peter nuncupate it? --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

2. To dedicate by declaration; to inscribe; as, to nuncupate a book. [Obs.] --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nuncupate — verb a) To dedicate. b) To solemnly pronounce See Also: nuncupation, noncupative, noncupative will, noncupatory …   Wiktionary

  • nuncupate — nÊŒnkjÉ™peɪt / kjÊŠp v. make an oral declaration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nuncupate — nun·cu·pate …   English syllables

  • nuncupate —   v.t. v.t. declare verbally; dedicate.    ♦ nuncupation, n.    ♦ nuncupator, n.    ♦ nuncupative,    ♦ nuncupatory, a. oral; not written down; designative …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nuncupate — /nankyapeyt/ To declare publicly and solemnly …   Black's law dictionary

  • nuncupate — To make a nuncupative or verbal will …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nuncupate — declare (a will or testament) orally, not in writing. Derivatives: nuncupation n. nuncupative adj. Etymology: L nuncupare nuncupat name …   Useful english dictionary

  • intent to nuncupate — The intention of one who is in extremis to make a nuncupative will. 57 Am J1st Wills § 656 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • affirm — Synonyms and related words: OK, accept, accredit, acknowledge, allege, amen, announce, annunciate, approve, argue, assert, assever, asseverate, attest, authenticate, authorize, autograph, aver, avouch, avow, back, back up, bear out, bear witness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • allege — Synonyms and related words: accuse, acknowledge, adduce, advance, affirm, announce, annunciate, argue, arraign, array, article, assert, assever, asseverate, attest, aver, avouch, avow, bear witness, book, bring accusation, bring charges, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

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