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  • Pronate — Pro nate, a. [L. pronatus, p. p. of pronare to bend forward. See Prone.] Somewhat prone; inclined; as, pronate trees. Kane. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pronate — 1853 (adj.); 1830s (v.), from L.L. pronatus, pp. of pronare “to bend forward,” from pronus “prone” (see PRONE (Cf. prone)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pronate — [prō′nāt΄] vt., vi. pronated, pronating [< LL pronatus, pp. of pronare, to bend forward < L pronus: see PRONE] 1. to rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces down or back: see SUPINATE 2. to rotate (the foot) outward and tip it… …   English World dictionary

  • pronate — /proh nayt/, v., pronated, pronating. v.t. 1. to turn into a prone position; to rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the surface of the palm is downward or toward the back; to turn (the sole of the foot) outward so that the inner edge of the foot …   Universalium

  • pronate — verb /ˈpɹəʊ.neɪt,ˈpɹoʊ.neɪt/ a) To turn or rotate one’s hand and forearm so that the palm faces down if the forearm is horizontal, back if the arm is pointing down, or forward if the forearm is pointing up; to twist the right forearm… …   Wiktionary

  • pronate — 1. To perform pronation of the forearm or foot. 2. To assume, or to be placed in, a prone position. [L. pronatus, fr. prono, pp. atus, to bend forward, fr. pronus, bent forward] * * * pro·nate prō .nāt vb, pro·nat·ed; pro·nat·ing vt to subject… …   Medical dictionary

  • pronate — prəʊneɪ /prəʊ neɪ v. rotate an arm so that the palm of the hand faces downward, rotate toward the front …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pronate — [ prəʊneɪt] verb technical put or hold (a hand, foot, or limb) with the palm or sole turned downwards. Compare with supinate. Derivatives pronation noun Origin C19: back form. from pronation, based on L. pronus leaning forward …   English new terms dictionary

  • pronate — pro·nate …   English syllables

  • pronate — [c]/proʊˈneɪt/ (say proh nayt) verb (pronated, pronating) –verb (t) 1. to render prone; to rotate or place (the hand or forearm) so that the surface of the palm is downward when the limb is stretched forward horizontally. –verb (i) 2. to become… …   Australian English dictionary

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