antiquate

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verb an·ti·quate \ˈan-tə-ˌkwāt\

Definition of antiquate

antiquated

;

antiquating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make old or obsolete

antiquation

play \ˌan-tə-ˈkwā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of antiquate

Late Latin antiquatus, past participle of antiquare, from Latin antiquus —see 1antique


First Known Use: 1596

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