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apparate (plural apparates)
From Latin apparēre (to appear) in late Latin, as of a servant who appears on being summoned. A back-formation from apparition.
- (neologism) To appear (magically); to teleport to or from a place.
2004, Julia Quinn, When He Was Wicked, page 105:
- "Reivers!" he bellowed. His valet appeared — or really, it seemed rather more like he apparated — in the doorway.
2005, Matthew Reilly, Scarecrow, page 115:
- What had silenced her, however, was the enormous demonic object that had apparated in the air beyond the tunnel's exit.
2008, P. L. Lansdon, Dreams of Dragons and Fantasies of Fairy Flight and Light: Book One:
- if it is an emergency, I will be able to apparate directly to wherever you are and help you.
to teleport to or from a place