Main definitions of ate in English

: ate1ate2ATE3

ate1

Pronunciation /ɛt//eɪt/

Pronunciation

ate

/ɛt//eɪt/

Main definitions of ate in English

: ate1ate2ATE3

ate2

Pronunciation /ˈateɪ//ˈɑːteɪ/

noun

SE Asian
  • 1(in the Philippines) an elder sister.

    ‘my ate is always there for me’
    1. 1.1 Used as a polite title or form of address for an older woman.
      ‘Ate Delita takes care of her elderly mother’
      ‘it's good to see you again, Ate’

Origin

Tagalog.

Pronunciation

ate

/ˈateɪ//ˈɑːteɪ/

Main definitions of ate in English

: ate1ate2ATE3

ATE3

  • Automated test equipment.