rite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via Middle English and Old French, from Latin ritus.

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Noun[edit]

rite (plural rites)

  1. A religious custom.

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rit (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin ritus.

Noun[edit]

rite m (plural rites)

  1. rite

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

rite

  1. past participle of righ

Adjective[edit]

rite

  1. taut, tense
  2. sharp, steep
  3. exposed (le, to)
  4. eager (chun, for)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

rite

  1. past participle of rith

Adjective[edit]

rite

  1. exhausted, extinct
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rītus (rite, custom)

Adverb[edit]

rite (not comparable)

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

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

rite

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