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1.
Ate
Tagalog (Filipino) for older female relative or peer. Pronounced A-teh. Can be used preceding a name as a title or as a pronoun.
Mama! That boy keeps poking Ate Michelle!

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Ate
Filipino word added to the names of women or girls older than you.

Also used in family like "nee-san" in Japanese. For older siblings as a sign of respect.

Cockblock.

If some dude you have a crush on calls you Ate it painfully means you're older than him (DUH) and/or he is only interested with being good friends with you. And probably respects your maturity despite the fact that he's older or you're both same aged.
Hi Ate Jane! Thank you for helping me.
by quinsence June 25, 2012
 
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Ate
Past tense of the word eat basically To go hard or dominate. Texas slang
Wendy: You see John playing basketball on Saturday?

Jill: yeah he ate
by John Elway the 3rd August 07, 2014
 
4.
ate
colloquially refers to 8
ate,9 none as nine,10 meant tenure of tent
by Hercolena Oliver April 28, 2008