Dictionary.com

sigmate

[ sig-mit, -meyt ]
/ ˈsɪg mɪt, -meɪt /
Save This Word!

adjective

having the form of the Greek sigma or the letter S.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of sigmate

First recorded in 1885–90; sigm(a) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM sigmate

sig·ma·tion [sig-mey-shuhn], /sɪgˈmeɪ ʃən/, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for sigmate

sigmate
/ (ˈsɪɡmɪt, -meɪt) /

adjective

shaped like the Greek letter sigma or the Roman S

Derived forms of sigmate

sigmation (sɪɡˈmeɪʃən), noun
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
FEEDBACK