crate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkreɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kreɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(krāt)

Inflections of 'crate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
crates
v 3rd person singular
crating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
crated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
crated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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crate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [banana, fruit, vegetable] crate
  2. a [grocery, market, store, warehouse] crate
  3. a [heavy, bulky, large, small] crate
  4. [plastic, wooden, metal] crates
  5. a crate of [beer, records, books, junk]
  6. sell [oranges, fruit] by the crate
  7. [stored, kept, placed, packed] in crates
  8. [exported, delivered, shipped] in crates
  9. the crate was [stuffed, packed] with
  10. found a stolen crate of
  11. Some crates fell from the truck.
  12. [dropped, lifted, carried] the crates
v
  1. crate (up) [champagne, bananas, eggs, weapons]
  2. crate [champagne] (up)
  3. crate up your [belongings, clothes, furniture]
  4. crate them (up) for [wholesale, distribution, delivery, shipment, export]
  5. crate and [sell, deliver]
  6. [sort, select] and crate
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