itinerate

[ ahy-tin-uh-reyt, ih-tin- ]
/ aɪˈtɪn əˌreɪt, ɪˈtɪn- /

verb (used without object), i·tin·er·at·ed, i·tin·er·at·ing.

to go from place to place, especially in a regular circuit, as a preacher or judge.

Nearby words

  1. itháki,
  2. itinerancy,
  3. itinerant,
  4. itinerarium,
  5. itinerary,
  6. itn,
  7. ito,
  8. ito's nevus,
  9. ito, hirobumi,
  10. itp

Origin of itinerate

1590–1600; < Late Latin itinerātus, past participle of itinerārī to travel, equivalent to Latin itiner- (stem of iter) journey (see iter) + -ātus -ate1

Related formsi·tin·er·a·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for itinerate

itinerate

/ (aɪˈtɪnəˌreɪt, ɪ-) /

verb

(intr) to travel from place to place
Derived Formsitineration, noun

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Word Origin and History for itinerate

itinerate

v.

c.1600, from Late Latin itineratus, past participle of itinerare "to travel" (see itinerant). Especially "to travel from place to place preaching" (1775). Related: Itinerated; itinerating.

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