Definition of Librate

1. Verb. Determine the weight of. "The butcher weighed the chicken"

Exact synonyms: Weigh
Generic synonyms: Measure, Quantify
Specialized synonyms: Heft
Related verbs: Weigh
Derivative terms: Weigher



2. Verb. Vibrate before coming to a total rest. "The children's swing librated"
Generic synonyms: Oscillate, Vibrate
Derivative terms: Libration

Definition of Librate

1. v. i. To vibrate as a balance does before resting in equilibrium; hence, to be poised.

2. v. t. To poise; to balance.

Definition of Librate

1. Noun. (obsolete) A piece of land having a value of one pound per year ¹

2. Verb. To oscillate (like the beam of a balance) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Librate

1. to move from side to side [v -BRATED, -BRATING, -BRATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Librate

library fine
library hand
library materials
library paste
library program
library routine
library schools
library science
library sciences
library services
library surveys
library technical services
libraryless
librarylike
libras
librate (current term)
librated
librates
librating
libration
librational
librations
libratious
libratory
libre
libretti
librettist
librettists
libretto
librettos

Literary usage of Librate

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1. Oxford Silver Pennies from A.D.925-A.D.1272 by Charles Lewis Stainer (1904)
"Arrived there, the coffer containing the trial librate was once more emptied and counted afresh by the expert, the rest standing by and watching his ..."

2. The History of the Borough, Castle, and Barony of Alnwick by George Tate (1866)
"... consistent with the ascertained acreage of a librate in the Alnwick district. ... and unlike the librate, it cannot be considered dependant on value. ..."

3. Studies in English Official Historical Documents by Hubert Hall (1908)
"The formula of valuation employed in the earliest general Aids of the 13th century would seem to have been partly connected with the librate valuation and ..."

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