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Ate

[ey-tee, ah-tee] /ˈeɪ ti, ˈɑ ti/
noun
1.
an ancient Greek goddess personifying the fatal blindness or recklessness that produces crime and the divine punishment that follows it.
Origin of Ate
< Greek, special use of átē reckless impulse, ruin, akin to aáein to mislead, harm
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British Dictionary definitions for ates

ate

/ɛt; eɪt/
verb
1.
the past tense of eat

Ate

/ˈeɪtɪ; ˈɑːtɪ/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a goddess who makes men blind so that they will blunder into guilty acts
Word Origin
C16: via Latin from Greek atē a rash impulse
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Word Origin and History for ates

ate

past tense of eat (q.v.).

Ate

Greek goddess of infatuation and evil, from ate "infatuation, bane, ruin, mischief," of uncertain origin.

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Related Abbreviations for ates

ATE

automatic test equipment
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