Definition of Bated

1. Adjective. Diminished or moderated. "His bated hopes"

Similar to: Decreased, Reduced



Definition of Bated

1. a. Reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath.

Definition of Bated

1. Adjective. Reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath. ¹

2. Verb. (past of bate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bated

1. bate [v] - See also: bate

Medical Definition of Bated

1. Reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bated

batchelor's fare
batchelor's son
batchelors
batcher
batchers
batches
batching
batchings
batchmate
batchmates
batdom
bateau
bateau bridge
bateaux
bated (current term)
bateful
bateless
bateleur
bateleurs
batement
batements
bates
batfaced
batfish
batfishes
batfowl
batfowled
batfowler
batfowlers

Literary usage of Bated

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1. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1858)
"bated Apr. 1,1858. (No. Cot.) This invention cannot bo described without engraving«. ... bated Apr. l, 1858. (No. 698.) Thin consists of a cylindrical knife ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... in the face of all France, an unjustly repudiated wife and queen. was bated from birth by her father, partly because of her sex and partly on account of ..."

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