rubricate
transitive verb (-cated; -cating) Date: 1570 1. to write or print as a rubric 2. to provide with a rubric • rubrication nounrubricator noun

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  • Rubricate — Ru bri*cate, a. [L. rubricatus p. p. of rubricare to color red. See {Rubric}, n.] Marked with red. Sp?lmman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rubricate — Ru bri*cate, v. t. To mark or distinguished with red; to arrange as in a rubric; to establish in a settled and unchangeable form. Foxe. [1913 Webster] A system . . . according to which the thoughts of men were to be classed and rubricated forever …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rubricate — index embellish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rubricate — [ro͞o′brə kāt΄] vt. rubricated, rubricating [< L rubricatus, pp. of rubricare, to redden < rubrica: see RUBRIC] 1. to mark, color, or illuminate (a book, etc.) with red; write or print in red letters 2. to provide with or regulate by… …   English World dictionary

  • rubricate — rubrication, n. rubricator, n. /rooh bri kayt /, v.t., rubricated, rubricating. 1. to mark or color with red. 2. to furnish with or regulate by rubrics. [1560 70; < LL rubricatus (ptp. of rubricare to color red), equiv. to rubric(a) red ocher… …   Universalium

  • rubricate — verb a) To write in the form of a rubric b) To create rubrication …   Wiktionary

  • rubricate — ru·bri·cate || ruːbrɪkeɪt v. supply with rubrics; arrange as a rubric; make rules or guidelines for something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rubricate — [ ru:brɪkeɪt] verb chiefly historical add elaborate, typically red, capital letters or other decorations to (a manuscript). Derivatives rubrication noun rubricator noun Origin C16: from L. rubricat , rubricare mark in red , from rubrica (see… …   English new terms dictionary

  • rubricate — ru·bri·cate …   English syllables

  • rubricate — ru•bri•cate [[t]ˈru brɪˌkeɪt[/t]] v. t. cat•ed, cat•ing 1) to mark or color with red 2) to furnish with or regulate by rubrics • Etymology: 1560–70; < LL rūbrīcātus, ptp. of rūbrīcāre to color red, v. der. of rūbrīc(a) red ocher (see rubric);… …   From formal English to slang

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