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What Does BATE Mean? (Using BATE Online)BATE means "Obvious." The word Bate is used in text-based conversations with the meaning "Obvious." BATE is typically seen as part of a very short response to a statement or question that does need or deserve a more detailed response.
Summary of Key Points"Obvious" is the most common definition for BATE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Type:||Slang Word (Jargon)|
4: Difficult to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Image for BATEWhen I write BATE, I mean this:
BATE is obviously a no-brainer.
Examples of BATE in SentencesHere are examples of BATE being used in conversations:
- Tony: We lost again!
- Jordan: That's BATE, mate.
- Tony: She really fancies you.
- Jordan: That's BATE. Who doesn't?
An Academic Look at BATEBATE is an adverb that typically modifies the verb "to be" in the third person singular ( i.e., "is"). The person and verb are usually stated. For example:
- Tony: You look great in that suit.
- Jordan: That's BATE, mate. I look great in anything.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we might have said something like "Obvious" or "Of course" instead of using BATE.
Example of BATE Used in a Text
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