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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amate  \A*mate"\,  v.  t.  [OF.  amater,  amatir.] 
  To  dismay;  to  dishearten;  to  daunt.  [Obs.  or  Archaic] 
 
  The  Silures  to  amate  the  new  general,  rumored  the 
  overthrow  greater  than  was  true.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amate  \A*mate"\,  v.  t.  [Pref.  a-  +  mate.] 
  To  be  a  mate  to  to  match.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 




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