fidate

transitive verb

Definition of fidate

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to exempt in chess from capture (as in problems)

fidation

\fīdāshən, fə̇ˈ-\ noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of fidate

probably from Latin fidus trusty, safe + English -ate; akin to Latin fidere to trust — more at bide


-fidate

adjective combining form -fi·date \fədə̇|t, fəˌdā|, usually |t+V\

Definition of -fidate

  1. :  -fid

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Origin and Etymology of -fidate

Latin -fidatus, from -fidus -fid + -atus -ate


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