intransitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1775 to travel a preaching or judicial circuit • itineration noun

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  • itinerate — i*tin er*ate ([ i]*t[i^]n [ e]r*[=a]t). v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Itinerated} ([ i]*t[i^]n [ e]r*[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Itinerating} ([ i]*t[i^]n [ e]r*[=a] t[i^]ng).] [LL. itineratus, p. p. of itinerari, itinerare. See {Itinerant}.] To wander …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • itinerate — (v.) c.1600, from L.L. itineratus, pp. of itinerare to travel (see ITINERANT (Cf. itinerant)). Especially to travel from place to place preaching (1775). Related: Itinerated; itinerating …   Etymology dictionary

  • itinerate — [ī tin′ər āt΄, i tin′ər āt΄] vi. itinerated, itinerating [< LL itineratus, pp. of itinerari: see ITINERANT] to travel from place to place or on a circuit itineration n …   English World dictionary

  • itinerate — itineration, n. /uy tin euh rayt , i tin /, v.i., itinerated, itinerating. to go from place to place, esp. in a regular circuit, as a preacher or judge. [1590 1600; < LL itineratus, ptp. of itinerari to travel, equiv. to L itiner (s. of iter)… …   Universalium

  • itinerate — verb To travel from place to place See Also: itinerary, itineration …   Wiktionary

  • itinerate — i·tin·er·ate || aɪ tɪnÉ™reɪt v. journey from one destination to the next; travel along a set course with planned stops along the way (especially of a travelling preacher) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • itinerate — [ɪ tɪnəreɪt, ʌɪ ] verb (especially of a Church minister or a magistrate) travel from place to place to perform one s professional duty. Derivatives itineration noun Origin C17: from late L. itinerat , itinerari travel …   English new terms dictionary

  • itinerate — itin·er·ate …   English syllables

  • itinerate — i•tin•er•ate [[t]aɪˈtɪn əˌreɪt, ɪˈtɪn [/t]] v. i. at•ed, at•ing to go from place to place, esp. in a regular circuit, as a preacher or judge • Etymology: 1590–1600; < LL itinerātus, ptp. of itinerārī; see itinerant i•tin er•a′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • itinerate — /aɪˈtɪnəreɪt/ (say uy tinuhrayt) verb (i) (itinerated, itinerating) to go from place to place, especially in a regular circuit, as to preach. {Late Latin itinerātus, past participle} –itineration /ˌaɪtɪnəˈreɪʃən/ (say .uytinuh rayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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