materiate

adjective

Definition of materiate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

obsolete
: composed of or involved with matter : material

materiate

transitive verb
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of materiate (Entry 2 of 2)

obsolete
: to provide or constitute the material or matter of : make material

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History and Etymology for materiate

Adjective

Medieval Latin materiatus, past participle of materiare to make material

Transitive verb

Medieval Latin materiatus, past participle of materiare to make material, from Latin materia matter

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“Materiate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/materiate. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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