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syn·co·pate

 (sĭng′kə-pāt′, sĭn′-)
tr.v. syn·co·pat·ed, syn·co·pat·ing, syn·co·pates
1. Grammar To shorten (a word) by syncope.
2. Music To modify (rhythm) by syncopation.

[Late Latin syncopāre, syncopāt-, from syncopē, syncope; see syncope.]

syn′co·pa′tor n.

syncopate

(ˈsɪŋkəˌpeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Music, other) music to modify or treat (a beat, rhythm, note, etc) by syncopation
2. (Linguistics) to shorten (a word) by omitting sounds or letters from the middle
[C17: from Medieval Latin syncopāre to omit a letter or syllable, from Late Latin syncopa syncope]
ˈsyncoˌpator n

syn•co•pate

(ˈsɪŋ kəˌpeɪt, ˈsɪn-)

v.t. -pat•ed, -pat•ing.
1. to subject (musical rhythm) to syncopation.
2. to shorten by syncope.
[1595–1605]
syn′co•pa`tor, n.

syncopate


Past participle: syncopated
Gerund: syncopating

Imperative
syncopate
syncopate
Present
I syncopate
you syncopate
he/she/it syncopates
we syncopate
you syncopate
they syncopate
Preterite
I syncopated
you syncopated
he/she/it syncopated
we syncopated
you syncopated
they syncopated
Present Continuous
I am syncopating
you are syncopating
he/she/it is syncopating
we are syncopating
you are syncopating
they are syncopating
Present Perfect
I have syncopated
you have syncopated
he/she/it has syncopated
we have syncopated
you have syncopated
they have syncopated
Past Continuous
I was syncopating
you were syncopating
he/she/it was syncopating
we were syncopating
you were syncopating
they were syncopating
Past Perfect
I had syncopated
you had syncopated
he/she/it had syncopated
we had syncopated
you had syncopated
they had syncopated
Future
I will syncopate
you will syncopate
he/she/it will syncopate
we will syncopate
you will syncopate
they will syncopate
Future Perfect
I will have syncopated
you will have syncopated
he/she/it will have syncopated
we will have syncopated
you will have syncopated
they will have syncopated
Future Continuous
I will be syncopating
you will be syncopating
he/she/it will be syncopating
we will be syncopating
you will be syncopating
they will be syncopating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been syncopating
you have been syncopating
he/she/it has been syncopating
we have been syncopating
you have been syncopating
they have been syncopating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been syncopating
you will have been syncopating
he/she/it will have been syncopating
we will have been syncopating
you will have been syncopating
they will have been syncopating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been syncopating
you had been syncopating
he/she/it had been syncopating
we had been syncopating
you had been syncopating
they had been syncopating
Conditional
I would syncopate
you would syncopate
he/she/it would syncopate
we would syncopate
you would syncopate
they would syncopate
Past Conditional
I would have syncopated
you would have syncopated
he/she/it would have syncopated
we would have syncopated
you would have syncopated
they would have syncopated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.syncopate - omit a sound or letter in a word; "syncopate a word"
shorten - make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration; "He shortened his trip due to illness"
2.syncopate - modify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat
music - (music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)
modify - make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
Translations
يُرَخِّمُ الكَلِمَه
synkopovat
synkopere
szinkopál
sinkopėsinkopuoti
sinkopēt
synkopovať
ritmik yapmak

syncopate

[ˈsɪŋkəpeɪt] VTsincopar

syncopate

vt (Mus) → synkopieren; (Ling also) → zusammenziehen

syncopate

[ˈsɪŋkəˌpeɪt] vtsincopare

syncopate

(ˈsiŋkəpeit) verb
to alter the rhythm of (music) by putting the accent on beats not usually accented.
ˌsyncoˈpation noun
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