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syncopate

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transitive verb syn·co·pate \ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌpāt, ˈsin-\

Definition of syncopate

syncopated

syncopating

  1. 1a :  to shorten or produce by syncope <syncopate suppose to s'pose>b :  to cut short :  clip, abbreviate

  2. 2 :  to modify or affect (musical rhythm) by syncopation

syncopator

play \-ˌpā-tər\ noun


Examples of syncopate in a sentence

  1. <she tried to syncopate her gasp of shock>



1605

First Known Use of syncopate

1605



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