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decimal is an adjective, decimate is a verb.

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Q: What part of speech is decimal decimate?
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Meaning of decimate?

To take the tenth part of; to tithe., To select by lot and punish with death every tenth man of; as, to decimate a regiment as a punishment for mutiny., To destroy a considerable part of; as, to decimate an army in battle; to decimate a people by disease.

How can you use the word decimate in a sentence?

You can not decimate all the people. King Decimated all the traitors.

What other Latin words are based on ten?

december, decibel, decimate, decimal, dime

What word means to destroy one tenth part of something?


To destroy or take a tenth part of?

Only the second meaning is accurate: decimate

What does decimate mean?

Decimal decimal decimal, (dot, dot, dot), (...) is known as an ellipsis. This means there is a break or a pause in thought, an unfinished thought or idea, or a sentence that is trailing. When you are reading aloud and come across an ellipsis (...) you do not say "ellipsis," you pause in your speech or (if it is at the end of the sentence) you prolong your last word.

Words starting dec mean 10?

Decimal Decalogue decagon decade decimate Decathlon decapod decathlon

What is a good sentence for decimate?

If I decimate this meal, I'll only have eaten ten percent of it. The army is preparing to decimate the city.

When was Decimate Christendom created?

Decimate Christendom was created in 2004-03.

Can you give me a list of words that begin with Dec?

decathlon decagon December decide decimate decay deciduous decadent decaffeinated Is that enough? decent decimal

When was Decimate the Weak created?

Decimate the Weak was created on 2008-02-05.

What is the number to the left of a decimal point called?

The number to the left of a decimal point is the integer part or the whole-number part. The part of a decimal to the right of the decimal point is the fractional part. The decimal point is called the decimal separator.