What is the meaning of skate?


  • Sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs.
  • Large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins.


  • Move along on skates.
    • usage: "The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"
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