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Meaning of RUSTICATE

Pronunciation:  'rustu`keyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  lend a rustic character to; "rusticate the house in the country"
  2. [v]  as of stone, to give it a rustic look
  3. [v]  suspend temporarily from college or university, in England
  4. [v]  send to the country; "He was rusticated for his bad bahavior"
  5. [v]  live in the country and lead a rustic life

RUSTICATE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: send down
 See Also: alter, ban, banish, change, cut a rebate in, debar, domicile, domiciliate, dwell, inhabit, live, people, populate, rebate, reside, shack, suspend



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rus"ti*cate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rusticated}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Rusticating}.] [L. rusticaticus, p. p. of
    rusticari to rusticate. See {Rustic}.]
    To go into or reside in the country; to ruralize. --Pope.
  2. \Rus"ti*cate\, v. t.
    To require or compel to reside in the country; to banish or
    send away temporarily; to impose rustication on.
          The town is again beginning to be full, and the
          rusticated beauty sees an end of her banishment.