Meaning of “skate” in the English Dictionary

"skate" in British English

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uk /skeɪt/ us /skeɪt/

skateverb [ I + adv/prep, T ]

uk /skeɪt/ us /skeɪt/

B1 to move, or make a particular movement on a surface, using skates:

The ice on the river is thick enough to skate on/across/over.
Let's go skating tomorrow.

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(Definition of “skate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"skate" in American English

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skatenoun [ C ]

us /skeɪt/

a special shoe or boot with wheels for moving quickly over a smooth surface, or an ice skate (= shoe with a metal blade for sliding over ice):

I caught my skates in a rut and fell.
verb [ I ] us /skeɪt/

She skated over to me.
noun [ C ] us /ˈskeɪ·t̬ər/

Skaters glided across the ice.
noun [ U ] us /ˈskeɪ·t̬ɪŋ/

She loves to go skating.

(Definition of “skate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)