Etymology
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spectate (v.)

"to attend (a sporting event, etc.) to watch, not participate," 1929, back-formation from spectator. Related: Spectated; spectating. Related: Spectation.

updated on November 05, 2013

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Definitions of spectate from WordNet

spectate (v.)
be a spectator in a sports event;
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