skate - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/skeɪt/
singularskate
pluralskates
  1. 1
    [countable] a type of shoe with a thin metal blade on the bottom, used for moving quickly on ice
    1. a.
      the metal blade that is fixed to the bottom of an ice skate
  2. 2
    [countable] a type of shoe with four thick wheels on the bottom, used for moving quickly on a smooth surface
  3. 3
    [countable] a sea fish with a wide flat body
     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [uncountable] skate eaten as food