spectate

play
verb spec·tate \ˈspek-ˌtāt\

Definition of spectate

spectated

;

spectating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to be present as a spectator (as at a sports event)

Origin and Etymology of spectate

back-formation from spectator


First Known Use: 1858


SPECTATE Defined for English Language Learners

spectate

play
verb spec·tate \ˈspek-ˌtāt\

Definition of spectate for English Language Learners

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

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