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Meaning of RUINATE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ru"in*ate\, v. t. [LL. ruinatus, p. p. of ruinare to
    ruin. See {Ruin}.]
    1. To demolish; to subvert; to destroy; to reduce to poverty;
       to ruin.
             I will not ruinate my f?ther's house. --Shak.
             Ruinating thereby the health of their bodies.
    2. To cause to fall; to cast down.
             On the other side they saw that perilous rock
             Threatening itself on them to ruinate. --Spenser.
  2. \Ru"in*ate\, v. i.
    To fall; to tumble. [Obs.]
  3. \Ru"in*ate\, a. [L. ruinatus, p. p.]
    Involved in ruin; ruined.
          My brother Edward lives in pomp and state, I in a
          mansion here all ruinate.                --J. Webster.