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Rite
See also: ritë and ?it?

English

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Via Middle English and Old French, from Latin ritus.

Noun

rite (plural rites)

  1. A religious custom.
  2. (by extension) A prescribed behavior.
Related terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Variation of right.

Adjective

rite (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of right.
    He's rite, you know.
Derived terms

Adverb

rite (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of right.
    It's rite next to my house.

Interjection

rite

  1. Informal spelling of right.
    Rite, let's do it.

Noun

rite (plural rites)

  1. Informal spelling of right. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Anagrams


French

Alternative forms

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ritus.

Pronunciation

Noun

rite m (plural rites)

  1. rite

Further reading


Irish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Participle

rite

  1. past participle of righ

Adjective

rite

  1. taut, tense
  2. sharp, steep
  3. exposed (le ("to"))
  4. eager (chun ("for"))
Derived terms
  • riteacht f ("tautness, tenseness; sharpness, steepness; exposedness, bleakness")

Etymology 2

Participle

rite

  1. past participle of rith

Adjective

rite

  1. exhausted, extinct
Derived terms

References


Latin

Etymology

From r?tus ("rite, custom")

Adverb

r?te (not comparable)

  1. according to religious usage, with due observances, with proper ceremonies, ceremonially, solemnly, duly

References

  • rite in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rite in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rite in Charles du Fresne du Cange's Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883-1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to honour the gods with all due ceremonial (very devoutly): deum rite (summa religione) colere
    • after having performed the sacrifice (with due ritual): rebus divinis (rite) perpetratis

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *lite. Compare Hawaiian like.

Verb

rite

  1. to resemble; to be like, similar, alike

Derived terms


Slovak

Pronunciation

Noun

rite

  1. nominative/accusative plural of ri?

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