• Bated Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Bate
• Bat Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
- (n.) A part of a brick with one whole end.
- (n.) A large stick; a club; specifically, a piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc.
- (n.) One of the Cheiroptera, an order of flying mammals, in which the wings are formed by a membrane stretched between the elongated fingers, legs, and tail. The common bats are small and insectivorous. See Cheiroptera and Vampire.
- (v. t.) To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.
- (v. i.) To use a bat, as in a game of baseball.
- (n.) Shale or bituminous shale.
- (v. t. & i.) To bate or flutter, as a hawk.
- (n.) A stroke of work.
- (n.) Same as Tical, n., 1.
- (n.) In badminton, tennis, and similar games, a racket.
- (n.) A spree; a jollification.
- (v. t. & i.) To wink.
- (n.) A stroke; a sharp blow.
- (n.) Manner; rate; condition; state of health.
- (n.) Rate of motion; speed.
• Bate Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To remove.
- (v. t.) To steep in bate, as hides, in the manufacture of leather.
- (v. i.) To remit or retrench a part; -- with of.
- (n.) An alkaline solution consisting of the dung of certain animals; -- employed in the preparation of hides; grainer.
- (n.) See 2d Bath.
- () imp. of Bite.
- (v. t.) To deprive of.
- (v. i.) To waste away.
- (n.) Strife; contention.
- (v. t.) To lessen by retrenching, deducting, or reducing; to abate; to beat down; to lower.
- (v. t.) To attack; to bait.
- (v. t.) To allow by way of abatement or deduction.
- (v. t.) To leave out; to except.
- (v. i.) To flutter as a hawk; to bait.