Main definitions of ate in English

: ate1ate2ATE3

ate1

Pronunciation /āt/ /eɪt/

verb

past

Pronunciation

ate

/āt/ /eɪt/

Main definitions of ate in English

: ate1ate2ATE3

ate2

Pronunciation /ˈäˌtā/ /ˈɑˌteɪ/

noun

  • 1Philippines An elder sister.

    ‘my ate is always there for me’
    1. 1.1Used as a polite title or form of address for an older woman.
      ‘Ate Delita takes care of her elderly mother’
      ‘it's good to see you again, Ate’

Origin

Tagalog.

Pronunciation

ate

/ˈäˌtā/ /ˈɑˌteɪ/

Main definitions of ATE in English

: ate1ate2ATE3

ATE3

abbreviation

  • Automated test equipment.