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o·rate

 (ô-rāt′, ō-rāt′, ôr′āt′)
intr.v. o·rat·ed, o·rat·ing, o·rates
To speak in a formal, often pompous manner.

[Latin ōrāre, ōrāt-, to pray, speak publicly.]

orate

(ɔːˈreɪt)
vb (intr)
1. to make or give an oration
2. to speak pompously and lengthily

o•rate

(ɔˈreɪt, oʊˈreɪt, ˈɔr eɪt, ˈoʊr eɪt)

v.i., v.t. -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
to deliver an oration, esp. to speak pompously.
[1590–1600]

orate


Past participle: orated
Gerund: orating

Imperative
orate
orate
Present
I orate
you orate
he/she/it orates
we orate
you orate
they orate
Preterite
I orated
you orated
he/she/it orated
we orated
you orated
they orated
Present Continuous
I am orating
you are orating
he/she/it is orating
we are orating
you are orating
they are orating
Present Perfect
I have orated
you have orated
he/she/it has orated
we have orated
you have orated
they have orated
Past Continuous
I was orating
you were orating
he/she/it was orating
we were orating
you were orating
they were orating
Past Perfect
I had orated
you had orated
he/she/it had orated
we had orated
you had orated
they had orated
Future
I will orate
you will orate
he/she/it will orate
we will orate
you will orate
they will orate
Future Perfect
I will have orated
you will have orated
he/she/it will have orated
we will have orated
you will have orated
they will have orated
Future Continuous
I will be orating
you will be orating
he/she/it will be orating
we will be orating
you will be orating
they will be orating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been orating
you have been orating
he/she/it has been orating
we have been orating
you have been orating
they have been orating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been orating
you will have been orating
he/she/it will have been orating
we will have been orating
you will have been orating
they will have been orating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been orating
you had been orating
he/she/it had been orating
we had been orating
you had been orating
they had been orating
Conditional
I would orate
you would orate
he/she/it would orate
we would orate
you would orate
they would orate
Past Conditional
I would have orated
you would have orated
he/she/it would have orated
we would have orated
you would have orated
they would have orated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.orate - talk pompously
bloviate - orate verbosely and windily
talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
Translations

orate

[ɔːˈreɪt] VI (hum) → perorar

orate

viReden/eine Rede halten (→ to vor +dat)
References in classic literature ?
Yes, I have been to half a dozen of their meetings, but that doesn't make me a socialist any more than hearing Charley Hapgood orate made me a Republican.
Margolis said that Trahtman had previously, in his doct= orate, "solved problems that mathematicians around the world could not solv= e.
Johnson, as well as King, all had to do much more than orate to accomplish their goals.
True, Mr Darling doesn't orate about "enterprise" and 18 per cent is better than the 40 per cent entrepreneurs faced pre-Brown.
It was still giving me gyp days later when I went to orate at a London conference.
Asi, trataran de evidenciar que Lopez Obrador es violento, orate e incompetente y no apto para ser presidente.
BUSH NO CEDO; ESTA LOCO DE REMATE Y VOY A HACERLA DE PEDO PORQUE YO ESTOY MAS ORATE.
The resolution also urges the Commission to set up a system for gauging the impact of EU policies on territorial cohesion, in association with ORATE, the European network observatory on town and country planning.
But after listening to them orate I responded like a journalist: disbelieving half of what they said and having grave doubts about the other half.
This contract demonstrates the wider capabilities of Teacrate (already well known for renting and selling orates for office and commercial mores), which include specialist orate contracts for the bakery, poultry and produce industries.
The Orate Fratres (Pray my brothers and sisters, or more literally, my brethren) translates meum ac vestrum sacrificium as "my sacrifice and yours" and not "our sacrifice.