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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [koh-tid]
    • /ˈkoʊ tɪd/
    • /ˈkəʊ.tɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-tid]
    • /ˈkoʊ tɪd/

Definitions of coated word

  • adjective coated covered with an outer layer, film, etc 3
  • adjective coated (of paper) having a coating of a mineral, esp china clay, to provide a very smooth surface 3
  • adjective coated (of textiles) having been given a plastic or other surface 3
  • adjective coated having a coat. 1
  • adjective coated (of paper) having a highly polished coating applied to provide a smooth surface for printing. 1
  • adjective coated (of a fabric) having a coating, as of plastic, paint, or pyroxylin, to make it impervious to moisture. 1

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Origin of coated

First appearance:

before 1555
One of the 31% oldest English words
First recorded in 1555-65; coat + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Coated


coated popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for coated

adjective coated

  • caked — If something is caked with mud, blood, or dirt, it is covered with a thick dry layer of it.
  • glazed — having a surface covered with a glaze; lustrous; smooth; glassy.
  • treated — to act or behave toward (a person) in some specified way: to treat someone with respect.
  • layered — a thickness of some material laid on or spread over a surface: a layer of soot on the window sill; two layers of paint.
  • dusted — earth or other matter in fine, dry particles.

Antonyms for coated

adjective coated

  • stripped — having had a covering, clothing, equipment, or furnishings removed: trees stripped of their leaves by the storm; a stripped bed ready for clean sheets.

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