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ate
Part of Speech: imperfect
Results: 3
1. of Eat.
Part of Speech: noun
2. the preterit of Eat.
Examples of usage:
  • She watched her son as he ate. - "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman", Thomas Hardy.
  • And the land ate on. - "The Harbor", Ernest Poole.
  • The boys ate too much? - "People of the Whirlpool", Mabel Osgood Wright.
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