Top Definition

to cut across the diagonal rather than follow perpendicular sides, saving distance and usually time

Those ugly brown paths are caused by students who pythagorate across the grass.

You'll save twenty miles and half an hour if you pythagorate up the turnpike instead of taking 35 and 75, you cheapskate.

You'll save twenty miles and half an hour if you pythagorate up the turnpike instead of taking 35 and 75, you cheapskate.

by atds
April 25, 2009

2

To apply the Pythagorean Theorem to real-life situations and scenarios.

Johnny: What's the shortest route to your place?

Marco: You gotta pythagorate that shit; cut across diagonally!

Marco: You gotta pythagorate that shit; cut across diagonally!

by IanHayes
March 10, 2010

3

To apply the Pythagorean theorum to any right triangle

Now that we have two of the sides of the triangle, we can pythagorate it to find the third one!

by Soph Soph
January 11, 2008