to play the notes of (a chord) in quick succession
transitive verbar·peg·gi·at·ed, ar·peg·gi·at·ing, ar·peg·gi·ates
- To play or sing (a chord) in arpeggio.
- To represent (the tones of a chord) as separate notes, as on a staff.
(third-person singular simple present arpeggiates, present participle arpeggiating, simple past and past participle arpeggiated)
From arpeggio + -ate.