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Drake was a fan before a friend. He already was a Cash Money millionaire. When opportunity came, maybe we put the most on the table. That was my thinking because I just thought that this was a very talented young man. We saw a future with him, so it was about him being comfortable.
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Meaning of "drake" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DRAKE

Perhaps from Low German; compare Middle Dutch andrake, Old High German antrahho.
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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 DRAKE

drake  [dreɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DRAKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Drake is 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.

WHAT DOES DRAKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of drake in the English dictionary

The definition of drake in the dictionary is the male of any duck.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DRAKE


brake
breɪk
break
breɪk
canebrake
ˈkeɪnˌbreɪk
corncrake
ˈkɔːnˌkreɪk
daybreak
ˈdeɪˌbreɪk
handbrake
ˈhændˌbreɪk
heartbreak
ˈhɑːtˌbreɪk
jailbreak
ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk
make-or-break
ˌmeɪkəˈbreɪk
mandrake
ˈmændreɪk
mini-break
ˈmɪnɪbreɪk
newsbreak
ˈnjuːzbreɪk
outbreak
ˈaʊtˌbreɪk
rake
reɪk
sheldrake
ˈʃɛlˌdreɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DRAKE

drained
drainer
draining
draining board
draining spoon
drainlayer
drainpipe
drainpipe trousers
drainpipes
draisine
Drake Passage
Drakensberg
drakestone
Dralon
dram
drama
drama critic
drama queen
drama school
drama student

WORDS THAT END LIKE DRAKE

ABS brake
aerobrake
air brake
antilock brake
coaster brake
crake
disc brake
drum brake
emergency brake
firedrake
foot brake
hydraulic brake
lapstrake
overrake
parking brake
pedal brake
shooting brake
spotted crake
strake
vacuum brake

Synonyms and antonyms of drake in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «drake» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DRAKE

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

Translator English - Chinese

公鸭
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

drake
570 millions of speakers

English

drake
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ड्रेक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دريك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

селезень
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Drake
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হংস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

canard
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Drake
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Erpel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドレイク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

드레이크
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Drake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

con vịt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டிரேக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ड्रॅक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

erkek ördek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

drake
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kaczor
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

селезень
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

drake
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

drake
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Drake
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

drake
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

drake
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of drake

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DRAKE»

The term «drake» is very widely used and occupies the 8.099 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DRAKE» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «DRAKE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word drake.
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Birdman
Drake was a fan before a friend. He already was a Cash Money millionaire. When opportunity came, maybe we put the most on the table. That was my thinking because I just thought that this was a very talented young man. We saw a future with him, so it was about him being comfortable.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DRAKE»

Discover the use of drake in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to drake and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sir Francis Drake: The Queen's Pirate
In this lively and engaging new biography, Harry Kelsey shatters the familiar image of Sir Francis Drake.
Harry Kelsey, 1998
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The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake: Being His Next ...
Being His Next Voyage to that to Nombre de Dios : Collated with an Unpublished Manuscript of Francis Fletcher, Chaplain to the Expedition : with Appendices Illustrative of the Same Voyage, and Introduction William Sandys Wright Vaux.
William Sandys Wright Vaux, 1854
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Jake Drake, Bully Buster
Who did the teacher assign to be Link's partner? You guessed it. Jake has to use all his smarts -- and his heart as well -- to turn himself from Jake Drake, Bully Magnet, to Jake Drake, Bully Buster.
Andrew Clements, 2012
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Cultivator's Handbook of Marijuana
This revised and updated edition of the classic Cultivators Handbook of Marijuana had complete information on growing marijuana indoors and out.
Drake, 1993
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Jake Drake, Know-It-All
Jake's desire to win the school science fair almost costs him his best friend.
Andrew Clements, 2012
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Drake: An Unauthorized Biography
Aubrey Drake Graham, also known as Drake, is one of the most talked about hip hop artists today.
Belmont and Belcourt Biographies, 2012
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Nick Drake: The Biography
In the book, he draws on a long letter from Nick's father to Dr Lusk, in which he describes how Nick's mother, discovered Nick's body during the morning of 25 November 1974, following an accidental overdose of prescribed drugs.
Patrick Humphries, 2012
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Jake Drake, Class Clown
Andrew Clements. '%W\R'IkAndrew Clements lake Drake CLASS CLOWN Cover illustration by H»: rlu.
Andrew Clements, 2012
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Galileo at Work: His Scientific Biography
Detailed accounts, including many excerpts from Galileo's own writings, offer insights into his work on motion, mechanics, hydraulics, strength of materials, and projectiles. 36 black-and-white illustrations.
Stillman Drake, 2003
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Meeting Standards Through Integrated Curriculum
A guide to integrating standards across the curriculum through the Know/Do/Be framework.
Susan M. Drake, Rebecca Crawford Burns, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DRAKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term drake is used in the context of the following news items.
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Move Over, Kanye West! Sad Drake at Wimbledon Is Here to Steal …
Drake has a very nice life. He's a super successful rapper. He has a (kind of new) amazing body. And he has a giant mansion called The YOLO ... «E! Online, Jul 15»
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When Exactly Did Drake Get So Swoll?
Drake has been working with his trainer, Jonny Roxx (owner of Push Pounds and a #TransformationTuesday himself), for at least 162 weeks, ... «New York Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Drake's next role: Rob Ford?
Toronto rapper Drake might soon be playing a fictionalized version of former mayor Rob Ford in his video for Energy, a track from his recent ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
4
How Kate Middleton, Drake, Karlie Kloss, and More Are Redefining …
Marching to the beat of their own drums were Ciara and Drake. Ciara is known for her tomboy style and opted for a football jersey–inspired ... «Vogue.com, Jul 15»
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Tennis, Anyone? See Drake, Niall Horan & More Music Stars at …
Niall Horan attends the Lukas Rosol v Rafael Nadal match on center court during day four of the Wimbledon Championships at Wimbledon on ... «Billboard, Jul 15»
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#BeardGang: Is Drake Morphing Into The Game?
Drake is out here growing beards and bulking up, and the ladies are all the way here for it. The “6 God” has been gradually showcasing his ... «Vibe, Jul 15»
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The Thirstiest, Most Hilarious Reactions To Drake's Beard
Chile. While some of us have always noticed and appreciated Drake's fineness, this particular summer, homeboy is hitting on all cylinders. «Madame Noire, Jul 15»
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Here's What Lil Wayne Thought The First Time He Heard Drake
Lil Wayne might be Drake's loudest cheerleader, which has more or less been true since he signed the Toronto native to his Young Money ... «MTV.com, Jul 15»
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When did Drake become this HOT???
... is looking toned, chiselled and just damn fine as seen by his recent Instagram post. Ladies and gentlemen Drake has become a thirst trap. «Channel 24, Jul 15»
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Drake: Superstar rapper follows Wizkid on Instagram
play Yesterday, the former EME act retweeted a snap shot of his Instagram notification which shows that Drake (whose handle on IG is ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Drake [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/drake>. Dec 2019 ».
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