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Meaning of "babbitt" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BABBITT

babbitt  [ˈbæbɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BABBITT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Babbitt is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb babbitt in English.

WHAT DOES BABBITT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of babbitt in the English dictionary

The definition of babbitt in the dictionary is to line or face with Babbitt metal or a similar soft alloy.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BABBITT

PRESENT

Present
I babbitt
you babbitt
he/she/it babbitts
we babbitt
you babbitt
they babbitt
Present continuous
I am babbitting
you are babbitting
he/she/it is babbitting
we are babbitting
you are babbitting
they are babbitting
Present perfect
I have babbitted
you have babbitted
he/she/it has babbitted
we have babbitted
you have babbitted
they have babbitted
Present perfect continuous
I have been babbitting
you have been babbitting
he/she/it has been babbitting
we have been babbitting
you have been babbitting
they have been babbitting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I babbitted
you babbitted
he/she/it babbitted
we babbitted
you babbitted
they babbitted
Past continuous
I was babbitting
you were babbitting
he/she/it was babbitting
we were babbitting
you were babbitting
they were babbitting
Past perfect
I had babbitted
you had babbitted
he/she/it had babbitted
we had babbitted
you had babbitted
they had babbitted
Past perfect continuous
I had been babbitting
you had been babbitting
he/she/it had been babbitting
we had been babbitting
you had been babbitting
they had been babbitting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will babbitt
you will babbitt
he/she/it will babbitt
we will babbitt
you will babbitt
they will babbitt
Future continuous
I will be babbitting
you will be babbitting
he/she/it will be babbitting
we will be babbitting
you will be babbitting
they will be babbitting
Future perfect
I will have babbitted
you will have babbitted
he/she/it will have babbitted
we will have babbitted
you will have babbitted
they will have babbitted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been babbitting
you will have been babbitting
he/she/it will have been babbitting
we will have been babbitting
you will have been babbitting
they will have been babbitting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would babbitt
you would babbitt
he/she/it would babbitt
we would babbitt
you would babbitt
they would babbitt
Conditional continuous
I would be babbitting
you would be babbitting
he/she/it would be babbitting
we would be babbitting
you would be babbitting
they would be babbitting
Conditional perfect
I would have babbitt
you would have babbitt
he/she/it would have babbitt
we would have babbitt
you would have babbitt
they would have babbitt
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been babbitting
you would have been babbitting
he/she/it would have been babbitting
we would have been babbitting
you would have been babbitting
they would have been babbitting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you babbitt
we let´s babbitt
you babbitt
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to babbitt
Past participle
babbitted
Present Participle
babbitting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BABBITT


bit
bɪt
cohabit
kəʊˈhæbɪt
debit
ˈdɛbɪt
dishabit
dɪsˈhæbɪt
drabbet
ˈdræbɪt
exhibit
ɪɡˈzɪbɪt
frabbit
ˈfræbɪt
gambit
ˈɡæmbɪt
gigabit
ˈɡɪɡəˌbɪt
habit
ˈhæbɪt
hobbit
ˈhɒbɪt
inhabit
ɪnˈhæbɪt
inhibit
ɪnˈhɪbɪt
orbit
ˈɔːbɪt
probate
ˈprəʊbɪt
prohibit
prəˈhɪbɪt
rabbet
ˈræbɪt
rabbit
ˈræbɪt
reinhabit
ˌriːɪnˈhæbɪt
wabbit
ˈwæbɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BABBITT

baba gannoujh
baba ghanoush
babaco
babacoote
babalas
Babar
babassu
Babbage
babbelas
babbitry
Babbitt metal
Babbittry
babblative
babble
babblement
babbler
babbling
babbling brook
babbly
babe

WORDS THAT END LIKE BABBITT

bitt
BLitt
bobbitt
britt
carrick bitt
catcher´s mitt
de Witt
dewitt
fitt
flitt
forebitt
fritt
Hazlitt
Hewitt
Messerschmitt
mitt
MLitt
Pitt
unbitt
Witt

Synonyms and antonyms of babbitt in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «babbitt» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BABBITT

Find out the translation of babbitt to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of babbitt from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «babbitt» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巴氏合金
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

babbitt
570 millions of speakers

English

babbitt
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Babbitt
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البابيت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Обыватель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Babbitt
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

babbitt
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

babitte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Babbitt
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Babbitt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

バビット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

배빗
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Babbitt
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Babbitt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாப்பிட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बबिट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Babit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Babbitt
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Babbitt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обиватель
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Babbitt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αντιτριβικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Babbitt
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Babbitt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Babbitt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of babbitt

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BABBITT»

The term «babbitt» is regularly used and occupies the 64.444 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BABBITT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about babbitt

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BABBITT»

Discover the use of babbitt in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to babbitt and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Babbitt
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Sinclair Lewis, 2008
2
Tuck Everlasting
Doomed to - or blessed with - eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can.
Natalie Babbitt, 2010
3
Milton Babbitt: Words about Music
This volume preserves the dazzling constructions and spontaneous excitement of his spoken language. At the time of publication, Milton Babbitt was William Shubael Conant Professor of Music Emeritus at Princeton University.
Stephen Dembski, Milton Babbitt, Joseph N. Straus, 1987
4
The Collected Essays of Milton Babbitt
Prior to this collection, Babbitt's writings were scattered through a wide variety of journals, books, and magazines--many hard to find and some unavailable--and often contained typographical errors and editorial corruptions of various ...
Stephen Peles, Milton Babbitt, Stephen Dembski, 2011
5
Babbitt: an American life
More thorough and wide-ranging than former studies of the novel, Love's interpretation treats Babbitt as a work of realism and satire disguising an urgent, meaningful affirmation of - and appeal to - a nation replete with myriad ...
Glen A. Love, 1993
6
Kneeknock Rise
Nobody knows what it is—nobody has ever dared to try to find out and come back again. Before long, Egan is climbing the Rise to find an answer to the mystery. Kneeknock Rise is a 1971 Newbery Honor Book.
Natalie Babbitt, 2010
7
The Eyes of the Amaryllis
The Eyes of the Amaryllis is a 1977 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year.
Natalie Babbitt, 2010
8
The Devil's Storybook
An ALA Notable Book Chosen by School Library Journal as one of the Best of the Best Books
Natalie Babbitt, 2010
9
Babbitt (Volume 1 of 2) (EasyRead Large Bold Edition)
We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions simultaneously released with publishers' new books so that all readers can have access to the books they want to read.
Sinclair Lewis, 2008
10
The Critical Legacy of Irving Babbitt: An Appreciation
"Panichas places Babbit where he belongs: at the core tradition in literary analysis--and does so without resorting to bile, guile, or clever ripostes at the expense of a giant".
George Andrew Panichas, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BABBITT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term babbitt is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Kyle Singler's Contract Leaves Oklahoma City Thunder Without …
Like Singler, Luke Babbitt is a 6'9" forward who also embraced various roles—in this case with the New Orleans Pelicans—and shot a decent ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
2
Aug. 21, 1860: Mississippi slave wins her freedom in Minnesota
Babbitt and Bigelow, applied to Judge Vanderburgh for a writ commanding the Sheriff to bring her before him, in order that the facts in the case ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
3
At the scene, fear then relief for rescuers
“I heard the horrific sound of the crash — a thunderous crash,” said Babbitt, 38, the maintenance supervisor for the Foxboro Housing Authority, ... «The Sun Chronicle, Jul 15»
4
Dante Cunningham to re-sign with the New Orleans Pelicans for …
If Cole is re-signed, the lone Pelicans not under contract are Luke Babbitt, Jeff Withey and Jimmer Fredette. Sources familiar with the situation ... «The Advocate, Jul 15»
5
Extremists trying to change rules
The environmental extremists opposing the PolyMet copper/nickel/precious metals project near Hoyt Lakes and Babbitt just keep trying to move ... «Mesabi Daily News, Jul 15»
6
2015 NBA Free Agency: Dumpster diving for wings
Nonetheless, he is a guy who could basically fill the role of Luke Babbitt but provide just a little bit more hustle and grit. Datome won't provide ... «The Bird Writes, Jul 15»
7
Health Watch: Grilling Safety
Dr. Nancy Babbitt says, 'Summer and the Fourth of July Weekend are coming and they are great times to grill food. So I'd like to talk a little bit ... «KEVN Black Hills Fox, Jul 15»
8
Knights overpower Mid-Valley Rockets
Bishop is an intern at Knight Financial, where Corvallis head coach Brooke Knight is the owner and Babbitt is the branch manager at the ... «Albany Democrat Herald, Jul 15»
9
Kyprianou looks to add sprints coach, recruit fastest runners to take …
Kyprianou added that throws coach Don Babbitt and distance and cross country coach Patrick Cunniff would be returning to the Bulldogs and ... «Online Athens, Jul 15»
10
Eureka! DNR strikes more gold near Lake Vermilion
The DNR reported significant gold findings on state forest land across an area from Cook to near Babbitt, along the historic Vermilion Iron ... «Duluth News Tribune, Jul 15»

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