pronate: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pr?'n?t), [key]
? v., -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
  1. to turn into a prone position; to rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the surface of the palm is downward or toward the back; to turn (the sole of the foot) outward so that the inner edge of the foot bears the weight when standing.
  2. (in vertebrates) to rotate (any limb or joint) in a similar manner.
  1. to become pronated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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