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v. su·pi·nat·ed, su·pi·nat·ing, su·pi·nates
1. To turn or rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces up or forward.
2. To turn or rotate (the foot) by adduction and inversion so that the outer edge of the sole bears the body's weight.
To be supinated; undergo supination.

[Latin supīnāre, supīnāt-, from supīnus, backward; see supine.]

su′pi·na′tion n.


1. Turning the body to lie on the back, or turning the palm upward.
2. A turning to a face-up or palm-up position.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supination - rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face upwardsupination - rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face upward
rotary motion, rotation - the act of rotating as if on an axis; "the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"
pronation - rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face downward


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