- 1[intransitive, transitive] to move on skates (usually referring to ice skating, if no other information is given) Can you skate? It was so cold that we were able to go skating on the lake. skate something He skated an exciting program at the American Championships.
- 2[intransitive] to ride on a skateboard Idioms
NAmE//skeɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they skate
he / she / it skates
past simple skated
-ing form skating
to be taking a risk Phrasal Verbsskate over something
be skating/walking on thin icejump to other results