There are 2 main translations of skate in Spanish:

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skate 1

American English: /skeɪt/
British English: /skeɪt/

noun

intransitive verb

  • to go skating
    ir a patinar
    Example sentences
    • We sat on the mezzanine floor where I was amazed by the sight of hip young waiters as they literally skated by, on roller skates, while balancing laden trays in their hands.
    • I told my mother I wanted to ice skate, but she didn't skate, and she was afraid to take me out on the ice.
    • Figure skating includes four disciplines - singles men and ladies skating, pairs skating, and ice dancing.

Phrasal verbs

skate around

(in British English also) skate round verb + preposition + object
[colloquial]
(problem/difficulty)

skate over

verb + preposition + object
(problem/issue)
tratar muy por encima

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skate 2
American English: /skeɪt/
British English: /skeɪt/

noun plural skate or skates

uncountable and countable
  • (Cookery, Zoology)
    Example sentences
    • The freshwater sawfish, a ray, is related to stingrays, skates, sharks, and other fishes with cartilaginous skeletons.
    • From the same family as rays, skates are bottom-dwelling fish usually found in shallow coastal waters.
    • After a total of forty minutes of heaving, the skate broke surface by the side of the boat.
    Example sentences
    • If, like me, you adore the meaty flesh and sweet flavour of fresh skate, and you have not asked your fishmonger to remove the skin, then you will need to resort to the toolbox before dinner.
    • Galicians specialize in trencherman food: suckling pig, grilled skate, pulpy octopus speckled with sea salt and paprika.
    • The cooking possesses an apparent simplicity - but this should fool no one: it takes ten minutes and 30 years to cook a wing of skate to this degree of perfection.

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