syncopate

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verb syn·co·pate \ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌpāt, ˈsin-\

Definition of syncopate

syncopated

;

syncopating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to shorten or produce by syncope syncopate suppose to s'poseb :  to cut short :  clip, abbreviate

  3. 2 :  to modify or affect (musical rhythm) by syncopation

syncopator

play \-ˌpā-tər\ noun

Examples of syncopate in a Sentence

  1. she tried to syncopate her gasp of shock

First Known Use of syncopate

1605



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