Main definitions of examinate in English

: examinate1examinate2

examinate1

noun

historical, rareLaw
  • A witness or accused person who is formally questioned; specifically a deponent. Also: †a person interrogated under torture (obsolete). Compare "examinant".

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin exāminātus, past participle of exāmināre examine.

Pronunciation

examinate

/ɪɡˈzamɪnət/ /ɛɡˈzamɪnət/

Main definitions of examinate in English

: examinate1examinate2

examinate2

verb

non standardScottish
  • with object Examine.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Knox (c1514–1572), religious reformer. From classical Latin exāmināt-, past participial stem of exāmināre examine.

Pronunciation

examinate

/ɪɡˈzamɪneɪt/ /ɛɡˈzamɪneɪt/