Pronate Definition

prōnāt
pronated, pronates, pronating
verb
To rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces down or back.
Webster's New World
To rotate (the foot) outward and tip it so that the inner side of the sole contacts the ground in walking or running.
Webster's New World
To place in a prone position.
American Heritage
To become pronated.
American Heritage
To assume a prone position.
American Heritage
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adjective

Somewhat prone; inclined.

Pronate trees.
Hold the cello bow with the hand in a pronate position over the frog.
Wiktionary

Origin of Pronate

  • Late Latin prōnāre prōnāt- to bend forward from prōnus turned forward prone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin pronatus, past participle of pronare to bend forward. See prone.

    From Wiktionary

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