How To Spell ate?

Correct spelling: ate

What is the definition of ate?

  1. the preterit of Eat.

What does the abbreviation ate mean?

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What are the usage examples for ate?

  1. As he ate Bouzille told mother Chiquard of his plans for the coming spring. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  2. The three ate with them, and Robert felt that they were among friends. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler