Main definitions of supererogating in English

: supererogating1supererogating2

supererogating1

noun

rare

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Collins (1576–1651), college head. From supererogate + -ing.

Pronunciation

supererogating

/ˌsuːpərˈɛrəɡeɪtɪŋ/ /ˌs(j)uːpərˈɛrəɡeɪtɪŋ/

Main definitions of supererogating in English

: supererogating1supererogating2

supererogating2

adjective

rare
  • That supererogates.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Lodge (1558–1625), author and physician. From supererogate + -ing.

Pronunciation

supererogating

/ˌsuːpərˈɛrəɡeɪtɪŋ/ /ˌs(j)uːpərˈɛrəɡeɪtɪŋ/