Definitions

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  • adj. complete

Etymologies

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By back-formation from "inchoate".

Examples

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  • Here is the link to the article jmayo is talking about: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/03/magazine/03FOB-onlanguage-t.html?ref=magazine

    January 5, 2010

  • Intersting article in nytimes.com on 1/3/10 in the NY Times magazine stating the Latin roots of "inchoate" will not allow a rational opposite "choate". The word has come to be used, however, in the legal vocabulary much to the distate of Justin Scalaia.

    January 4, 2010

  • The opposite of inchoate, no doubt.

    October 4, 2009

  • rosemary

    October 4, 2009

  • yellow

    April 4, 2008

  • complete

    April 4, 2008