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syn•co•pate



Pronunciation: (sing'ku-pāt", sin'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/syncopate.html on line 75 [key]
v.t., -pat•ed, -pat•ing.
1. Music.
a. to place (the accents) on beats that are normally unaccented.
b. to treat (a passage, piece, etc.) in this way.
2. Gram.to contract (a word) by omitting one or more sounds from the middle, as in reducing Gloucester to Gloster.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/syncopate.html on line 135 syncopate (Thesaurus)

 

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