Supinate Definition

supinated, supinates, supinating
To rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces upward or forward.
Webster's New World
To turn or rotate (the foot) by adduction and inversion so that the outer edge of the sole bears the body's weight.
American Heritage
To be supinated; undergo supination.
American Heritage

Origin of Supinate

  • Latin supīnāre supīnāt- from supīnus backward supine

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

  • From Latin supÄ«nō (“turn up, turn over").

    From Wiktionary

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