antiquate
transitive verb (-quated; -quating) Etymology: Late Latin antiquatus, past participle of antiquare, from Latin antiquus Date: 1596 to make old or obsoleteantiquation noun

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  • Antiquate — An ti*quate, v. t. [L. antiquatus, p. p. of antiquare, fr. antiquus ancient.] To make old, or obsolete; to make antique; to make old in such a degree as to put out of use; hence, to make void, or abrogate. [1913 Webster] Christianity might… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antiquate — index superannuate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • antiquate — [an′ti kwāt΄] vt. antiquated, antiquating [< L antiquatus, pp. of antiquare < antiquus: see ANTIQUE] 1. to make old or obsolete; cause to become old fashioned 2. to give an antique look to antiquation n …   English World dictionary

  • antiquate — antiquation, n. /an ti kwayt /, v.t., antiquated, antiquating. 1. to make obsolete, old fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better: This latest device will antiquate the ice cube tray. 2. to design or create in an… …   Universalium

  • antiquate — v. make old or obsolete …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antiquate — v 1. supersede, replace, retire; out mode, outdate, date, fossilize; superannuate, age. 2. antique, archaize …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • antiquate — an•ti•quate [[t]ˈæn tɪˌkweɪt[/t]] v. t. quat•ed, quat•ing 1) to make obsolete or old fashioned by replacing with something newer or better 2) to give an antique appearance to • Etymology: 1400–50; < ML antīquātus old, ancient, ptp. of… …   From formal English to slang

  • antiquate — /ˈæntəkweɪt / (say antuhkwayt) verb (t) (antiquated, antiquating) 1. to make old and useless by substituting something newer and better. 2. to make antique. {Latin antīquātus, past participle, made old} –antiquation /æntəˈkweɪʃən/ (say antuh… …   Australian English dictionary

  • antiquate — verb 1. make obsolete or old fashioned • Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify • Verb Frames: Somebody s something 2. give an antique appearance to antique furniture …   Useful english dictionary

  • dinosauro — di·no·sàu·ro s.m. CO TS paleont. 1a. rettile preistorico, spec. di grandi dimensioni, con cranio piccolo e arti posteriori più grandi di quelli anteriori, vissuto durante l era secondaria o mesozoica | pl. con iniz. maiusc., raggruppamento non… …   Dizionario italiano

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