Definition of Rusticate

1. Verb. Live in the country and lead a rustic life.

Generic synonyms: Domicile, Domiciliate, Reside, Shack
Derivative terms: Rustic, Rustication, Rustication



2. Verb. Send to the country. "He was rusticated for his bad behavior"
Generic synonyms: Ban, Banish
Derivative terms: Rustication

3. Verb. Suspend temporarily from college or university, in England.
Exact synonyms: Send Down
Generic synonyms: Debar, Suspend
Derivative terms: Rustication

4. Verb. Give (stone) a rustic look.
Generic synonyms: Rebate
Derivative terms: Rustication

5. Verb. Lend a rustic character to. "Rusticate the house in the country"
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Rustication, Rustication

Definition of Rusticate

1. v. i. To go into or reside in the country; to ruralize.

2. v. t. To require or compel to reside in the country; to banish or send away temporarily; to impose rustication on.

Definition of Rusticate

1. Verb. (transitive) (British) To suspend or expel from a college or university. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To construct in a manner so as to produce jagged or heavily textured surfaces. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To compel to live in or to send to the countryside; to cause to become rustic. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To go to reside in the country. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rusticate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rusticate

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rustable
rustbelt
rustbelts
rustbucket
rustbuckets
rusted
rustenburgite
rustful
rustic
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rusticality
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rusticals
rusticate (current term)
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rustick
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rusticly

Literary usage of Rusticate

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1. The Parson, Pen, and Pencil: Or, Reminiscences and Illustrations of an by George Musgrave Musgrave (1848)
"... I would rusticate, as we say at Oxford, or, rather, summarily expel, all these shabby public-house chairs, and replace them, with the light, elegant, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Welsh Language: Explained in English; with Numerous by William Owen Pughe (1832)
"... To rusticate ; to become rusticated ; to be abashed, ... To rusticate ; to be. come rustic. ..."

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