verb (used with or without object), o·rat·ed, o·rat·ing.
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Origin of orate
Example sentences from the Web for orate
He grew more moderate in his orating and the girls, as critics, were better pleased.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
She arched her eyebrows in the direction of the odd, still orating figure.Ravensdene Court|J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
Politics was his next move; and he went for stump-orating with the Presidency in his eye.The Golden Butterfly|Walter Besant
I remember her standing by the fire and orating, with her tea cup in her hand.Affinities and Other Stories|Mary Roberts Rinehard
But their opportunity for orating is severely circumscribed.