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v. rus·ti·cat·ed, rus·ti·cat·ing, rus·ti·cates
To go to or live in the country.
1. To send to the country.
2. Chiefly British To suspend (a student) from a university.
3. To cut or shape (masonry blocks) with deep-set joints and a rough-hewn face.
[Latin rūsticārī, rūsticāt-, from rūsticus, rustic; see rustic.]
1. to banish or retire to the country
2. to make or become rustic in style, behaviour, etc
3. (Architecture) (tr) architect to finish (an exterior wall) with large blocks of masonry that are separated by deep joints and decorated with a bold, usually textured, design
4. (Education) (tr) Brit to send down from university for a specified time as a punishment
[C17: from Latin rūsticārī, from rūs the country]
v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing. v.i.
1. to go to the country.
2. to stay or live in the country.v.t.
3. to send to or domicile in the country.
4. to make rustic, as persons or manners.
5. to finish (masonry) with deeply sunken or beveled joints between raised block faces.
6. Brit. to suspend (a student) from a university as punishment.
[1650–60; < Latin rūsticātus, past participle of rūsticārī to live in the country, derivative of rūsticus rustic]
Past participle: rusticated
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|Verb||1.||rusticate - live in the country and lead a rustic life|
|2.||rusticate - send to the country; "He was rusticated for his bad behavior"|
|3.||rusticate - suspend temporarily from college or university, in England|
|4.||rusticate - give (stone) a rustic look|
rebate - cut a rebate in (timber or stone)
|5.||rusticate - lend a rustic character to; "rusticate the house in the country"|