spectate

verb spec·tate \ ˈspek-ˌtāt \
Updated on: 8 Apr 2018

Definition of spectate

spectated; spectating
: to be present as a spectator (as at a sports event)

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Origin and Etymology of spectate

back-formation from spectator

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Definition of spectate for English Language Learners

  • : to watch something (such as a sports event)


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