[ mal-ee-eyt ]
/ ˈmæl iˌeɪt /
Save This Word!
verb (used with object), mal·le·at·ed, mal·le·at·ing.
to beat or shape with a hammer, as in metalworking.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of malleate
1590–1600; <Latin malleātus wrought with a hammer, equivalent to Latin malle(us) hammer + -ātus-ate1
OTHER WORDS FROM malleatemal·le·a·tion, noun
Words nearby malleate
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021