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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)
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French Frank, aided by John Barleycorn, orated hypocritically about virtue and honesty, and, despite his fifty years, got Whisky Bob out on the sand and proceeded to lick him.
Next, the captain turned to his many passengers and orated in beche-de-mer English.
The struggle of Muslims and the very objective of the founding of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was orated by Aleena Qayyum and Arooba Saeed.
Butt was addressing a prayers session in connection with the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent martyred Kashmiri freedom leaders, Ashfaq Majeed Wani, Shabbir Siddiqi, Dr Abdul Ahad Guru, Advocate Jaleel Andrabi and Dargah Hazratbal which was held at Mazar-e-Shuhada in Eidgah, Srinagar.He orated "when curbs, arrests, ban, tyranny and oppression of Britain could not stop India from getting freedom, how can Indian oppression stop the freedom march of the people of Kashmir?"He further said that JKLF is the custodian of peoples struggle nourished by the 'sacred blood of great legend and shining star', Ashfaq Majeed Wani and 'great son of soil and scholar' Shabbir Siddiqi.
'Indeed she lived in life what she often orated on the campaign - Captain of her ship, Master of her soul,' Roxas said.