[ an-ti-kweyt ]
/ ˈæn tɪˌkweɪt /
verb (used with object), an·ti·quat·ed, an·ti·quat·ing.
- antique glass,
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
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/ (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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
1640s, from Late Latin antiquationem (nominative antiquatio), noun of action from past participle stem of antiquare (see antique (adj.)).
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