[ an-ti-kweyt ]
/ ˈæn tɪˌkweɪt /
verb (used with object), an·ti·quat·ed, an·ti·quat·ing.
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Origin of antiquate
1400–50; late Middle English antiquat old < Medieval Latin antīquātus old, ancient, past participle of antiquāre to put in an earlier state, verbal derivative of Latin antīquus; see antique
OTHER WORDS FROM antiquatean·ti·qua·tion, noun
Words nearby antiquate
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British Dictionary definitions for antiquation
/ (ˈæntɪˌkweɪt) /
to make obsolete or old-fashioned
to give an old or antique appearance to
Word Origin for antiquate
C15: from Latin antīquāre to make old, from antīquus ancient
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