Main definitions of applicate in English

: applicate1applicate2

applicate1

adjective

rare
  • Having an application; able to be applied; applicable, pertinent, relevant, suitable. Now rare.

noun

historical Geometry
rare
  • Geometry. In conic sections: an ordinate. More fully ordinate applicate. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin applicātus situated close, devoted (to), concerned (with), use as adjective of past participle of applicāre. With use as noun compare post-classical Latin applicata (in geometry, 1686 in a British source).

Pronunciation

applicate

/ˈaplɪkət//ˈaplɪkeɪt/

Main definitions of applicate in English

: applicate1applicate2

applicate2

verb

rare
  • with object To apply or put to use.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From classical Latin applicāt-, past participial stem of applicāre apply. In later use perhaps independently as a back-formation from application.

Pronunciation

applicate

/ˈaplɪkeɪt/