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Definition 1: (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate - [noun denoting artifact]

(slate is a kind of ...) a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription

Definition 2: a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for slate in the sense of this definition

(slate is a kind of ...) a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)

Definition 3: a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers - [noun denoting substance]

(slate is a kind of ...) rock formed from consolidated clay sediments

Definition 4: thin layers of rock used for roofing - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for slate in the sense of this definition

(slate is a kind of ...) building material used in constructing roofs

Definition 5: designate or schedule - [verb of cognition]

Samples where slate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He slated his talk for 9 AM
  • She was slated to be his successor

(slate is a kind of ...) design or destine

"She was intended to become the director"

Definition 6: cover with slate - [verb of contact]

Samples where slate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • slate the roof

(slate is a kind of ...) provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof

Samples where slate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He was slated for borough president

(slate is a kind of ...) have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties

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