materiate

1 of 2

adjective

obsolete
: composed of or involved with matter : material

materiate

2 of 2

transitive verb

-ed/-ing/-s
obsolete
: to provide or constitute the material or matter of : make material

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/materiate. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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