American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Tate, (John Orley) Allen 1899-1979. American writer and editor. A leading exponent of New Criticism, he edited the Sewanee Review (1944-1946) and is known especially for his poetry, including "Ode to the Confederate Dead” (1926).
- Tate, Nahum 1652-1715. English poet and playwright who wrote a popular adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear in 1687 and was appointed poet laureate in 1692.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small portion of anything consisting of fibers or the like: as, a tate of hair or wool; a tate of hay.
- n. A surname.
- n. United States poet and critic (1899-1979)
“Joshua Tate is a purchasing manager for a Fortune 500 company during the day and an aspiring writer at night after the kids go to bed.”
“The Jungle in Paris exhibition at the Tate is a joy.”
“The Tate is recreating his 1809 one-man show, mounted exactly 200 years ago.”
“As I said in Tate's blog, that changes EVERYTHING.”
“For myself, I've been starting to think about the YA books Tate is scheduled to write next.”
“It's very silly in Tate's usually fun and crazed way.”
“We've been going back and forth on a scene in Tate's upcoming young adult book and it was clear that I was going to loose my battle ... but for the right reasons.”
“Two seconds ago (almost literally) I got an email from my agent regarding the German publisher's plans to rename the first two books in Tate's series.”
“This means that two families with the same income — one in Tate County, Mississippi and the other in Seattle, Washington — are considered equally as well off despite the fact that [HUD's] fair market rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $574 per month in the former and $987 per month in the latter.”
“Do we want to bring people in Tate County, Mississippi up to a national standard, or should we set the bar lower for because rents are lower there?”
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