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  • (US) IPA: /ˈlæpɪˌdeɪt/

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From Latin lapidātus, past participle of lapidō (throw stones at), from lapis (stone)

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Infinitive
to Lapidate

Third person singular
lapidates

Simple past
lapidated

Past participle
lapidated

Present participle
lapidating

to Lapidate (third-person singular simple present lapidates, present participle lapidating, simple past and past participle lapidated)
  1. (transitive, law) to throw stones or other objects at, sometimes to death, as punishment.
    • 1932 Feb 1, “Jiggs & Maggie”, Time Magazine:
      the host (in tailcoat, grey cravat, purple vest) is lapidated by his wife while he loudly cries: "Maggie—please save a cup fer coffee in the morning."</span>
    • 2003 Aug 17, Daily Times:
      On August 27, 2002, a Nigerian court ordered the mother of a newborn child, Amina Lawal, to be publicly lapidated for adultery.</span>
  2. (transitive) To hurl insults at
    • 1959 Jan 26, “Top of the Week”, Time Magazine:
      The hour-long (and far too slow-paced) show: Malice in Wonderland, by lampooning, lapidating S. J. Perelman, veteran of movie-writing stints</span>

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  • (throw stones to death): stone

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lapidate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of lapidare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of lapidare#Italian.
  3. Feminine plural of lapidato.

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Patrono:La-part-form

  1. vocative masculine singular of lapidātus

et:lapidate vi:lapidate zh:lapidate

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