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I don't think I'm an artist or that I'm doing anything superintellectual. What's important to me is to get a visceral reaction from people, for them to want that coat because they think it's beautiful.
Joseph Altuzarra

Meaning of "coat" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COAT

From Old French cote of Germanic origin; compare Old Saxon kotta, Old High German kozzo.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COAT

coat  [kəʊt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COAT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Coat is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb coat in English.

WHAT DOES COAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of coat in the English dictionary

The first definition of coat in the dictionary is an outdoor garment with sleeves, covering the body from the shoulder to waist, knee, or foot. Other definition of coat is any similar garment, esp one forming the top to a suit. Coat is also a layer that covers or conceals a surface.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO COAT

PRESENT

Present
I coat
you coat
he/she/it coats
we coat
you coat
they coat
Present continuous
I am coating
you are coating
he/she/it is coating
we are coating
you are coating
they are coating
Present perfect
I have coated
you have coated
he/she/it has coated
we have coated
you have coated
they have coated
Present perfect continuous
I have been coating
you have been coating
he/she/it has been coating
we have been coating
you have been coating
they have been coating
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 coated
you coated
he/she/it coated
we coated
you coated
they coated
Past continuous
I was coating
you were coating
he/she/it was coating
we were coating
you were coating
they were coating
Past perfect
I had coated
you had coated
he/she/it had coated
we had coated
you had coated
they had coated
Past perfect continuous
I had been coating
you had been coating
he/she/it had been coating
we had been coating
you had been coating
they had been coating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you coat
we let´s coat
you coat
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to coat
Past participle
coated
Present Participle
coating
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 COAT


boat
bəʊt
cote
kəʊt
coyote
ˈkɔɪəʊt
denote
dɪˈnəʊt
devote
dɪˈvəʊt
endnote
ˈɛndˌnəʊt
float
fləʊt
goat
ɡəʊt
Grote
ɡrəʊt
houseboat
ˈhaʊsˌbəʊt
keynote
ˈkiːˌnəʊt
note
nəʊt
promote
prəˈməʊt
quote
kwəʊt
remote
rɪˈməʊt
rote
rəʊt
throat
θrəʊt
tote
təʊt
vote
vəʊt
wrote
rəʊt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COAT

coastwise
coat armour
coat dress
coat hanger
coat of arms
coat of mail
coat rack
coat-of-mail shell
coat-tail
Coatbridge
coated
coatee
coater
Coates
coati
coati-mondi
coati-mundi
coating
coatless
coatroom

WORDS THAT END LIKE COAT

afloat
deep throat
fishing boat
fur coat
have by the throat
in the same boat
lifeboat
miss the boat
moat
oat
on the coat
petticoat
raincoat
sailboat
steamboat
sugar-coat
the Goat
trench coat
U-boat
waistcoat

Synonyms and antonyms of coat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COAT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «coat» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of coat
coating · cover · covering · fleece · fur · hair · hide · jacket · layer · overcoat · overlay · pelt · plaster · skin · smear · spread · wool

Translation of «coat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COAT

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

Translator English - Chinese

外套
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abrigo
570 millions of speakers

English

coat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سُتْرَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пальто
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

casaco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কোট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

manteau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kot
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mantel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コート
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

코트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

áo khoác
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கோட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डगला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ceket
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cappotto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

płaszcz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пальто
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

geacă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παλτό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rok
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jacka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kåpe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of coat

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COAT»

The term «coat» is very widely used and occupies the 6.456 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COAT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «coat» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «coat» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «COAT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word coat.
1
Angela Ahrendts
Everyone in the world should have a trench coat, and there should be a trench coat for everyone in the world. It does not matter your age; it doesn't matter your gender.
2
Dorothy Allison
Two or three things I know for sure, and one is that I'd rather go naked than wear the coat the world has made for me.
3
Joseph Altuzarra
I don't think I'm an artist or that I'm doing anything superintellectual. What's important to me is to get a visceral reaction from people, for them to want that coat because they think it's beautiful.
4
Kage Baker
We who grew up with 'drop and cover' drills know all too well what wonders science can bring us, and we like to see the guy in the white lab coat suffer a little. Or a lot.
5
Russell Baker
Like all young reporters - brilliant or hopelessly incompetent - I dreamed of the glamorous life of the foreign correspondent: prowling Vienna in a Burberry trench coat, speaking a dozen languages to dangerous women, narrowly escaping Sardinian bandits - the usual stuff that newspaper dreams are made of.
6
Clara Barton
I wonder if a soldier ever does mend a bullet hole in his coat?
7
Bonnie Bassler
All these bacteria that coat our skin and live in our intestines, they fend off bad bacteria. They protect us. And you can't even digest your food without the bacteria that are in your gut. They have enzymes and proteins that allow you to metabolize foods you eat.
8
Robert Benchley
Why don't you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini?
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James F. Cooper
Slavery is no more sinful, by the Christian code, than it is sinful to wear a whole coat, while another is in tatters, to eat a better meal than a neighbor, or otherwise to enjoy ease and plenty, while our fellow creatures are suffering and in want.
10
Clarence Darrow
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COAT»

Discover the use of coat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to coat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A New Coat for Anna
Even though there is no money, Anna's mother finds a way to make Anna a badly needed winter coat.
Harriet Ziefert, 1988
2
Turn Coat: A Novel of the Dresden Files
Accused of treason against the Wizards of the White Council, Warden Morgan goes in search of Harry Dresden in a desperate attempt to clear his name and stop the deadly punishment from taking place in this latest thrilling addition to the ...
Jim Butcher, 2009
3
The Girl in the Red Coat
Roma Ligocka. Hair coloring, waving, expert service. Slawa Company, Krakow. Better class young woman, clean, must know how to cook, with excellent knowledge of German, wanted for refined household. Krakow, Aussenring I2/6. Holes in ...
Roma Ligocka, 2003
4
The Unforgotten Coat
When two Mongolian brothers inexplicably appear one morning in her sixth grade class, Julie, who lives in a town near Liverpool, England, named Bootle, becomes their new friend and "Good Guide," navigating them through soccer, school ...
Frank Cottrell Boyce, 2011
5
The Mold in Dr. Florey's Coat: The Story of the Penicillin ...
The author of Life and Death on 10 West chronicles the fascinating true story of the Oxford scientists who discovered penicillin by experimenting on mold, creating a family of drugs that would eradicate some of the worst diseases in human ...
Eric Lax, 2005
6
Hodja's Fine Coat: A Tale from Turkey
Perform this tale from Turkey about a guest of honor at a banquet.
Amanda Jenkins, 2006
7
The Rag Coat
With paintings that capture all the beauty of Appalachia in authentic detail, this tender story about a resourceful mountain girl's special coat will touchreaders with its affirming message of love and friendship.
Lauren Mills, 1991
8
The Man with the Black Coat: Russia's Literature of the Absurd
This book brings together works by two of the outstanding talents of Soviet literature, Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky.
George Gibian, 1997
9
Darwin's Coat-tails: Essays on Social Darwinism
This book focuses upon Social Darwinism, analyzing the concept, exploring its social origins, showing how people metaphorically sat upon Darwin's > to further their own campaign, justifying everything from capitalism to socialism, war to ...
David Paul Crook, 2007
10
Coat of Many Colors
Judith Sutton's beautiful paintings bring one of Dolly Parton's best-loved songs to life. "The heartfelt verses are imbued with the same genuine, infectiously likeable spirit Parton herself projects."'Publishers Weekly.
Dolly Parton, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term coat is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Mountain Lakes is conducting contest to design coat of arms
Mountain Lakes is conducting a contest to create an official municipal coat of arms (also known as a heraldic crest). According to the town's ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»
2
Man charged with felony after coat stolen at Four Corners bar
A Bozeman man was charged with felony robbery Monday after deputies say he punched another man and stole his coat while at a Four ... «The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
UC Davis SON hosts White Coat Ceremony
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, Sacramento, welcomed eight nurse practitioner students with a white coat ceremony ... «Nurse.com, Jul 15»
4
Amazing what a fresh coat of paint will do
Amazing what a fresh coat of paint will do. 0. By Cheryll Gillespie. First posted: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 04:35 PM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 04:43 ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
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How to Style the Sleeveless Coat Vest
Not too many wardrobe staples can up both your business casual game and your street style cred at the same time. You'll definitely want to try this one on for ... «StyleBistro, Jul 15»
6
One More Coat
With only 79 SRC barns still maintained from the original 900, this barn on Highway 68 has now been given a fresh coat of paint for travelers to ... «courierjournal, Jul 15»
7
Amex Mobile Gets A Fresh Coat Of Paint To Put Spotlight On …
Jacob is a PhD student of communication and technology writer. He's also an avid sports fan, especially when it comes to the Chicago White ... «Android Police, Jul 15»
8
'Pretty Little Liars' Season 6 Spoilers: Red Coat Makes a Final …
'Pretty Little Liars' executive producer Marlene King recently revealed that Red Coat will be making her final appearance in the teen drama ... «BREATHEcast, Jul 15»
9
Ed Sheeran wore a British red coat to Taylor Swift's Fourth of July party
Just about everyone at Taylor Swift's Fourth of July party spent the weekend celebrating all things star-spangled and American (including ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
10
Kate Middleton Stuns In White Coat At Princess Charlotte's Christening
The Duchess of Cambridge looked positively radiant for Princess Charlotte's christening on July 5 in a white Alexander McQueen coat and ... «Hollywood Life, Jul 15»

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