Synonyms of slate


1. slate, tablet

usage: (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate

2. slate, slating, roofing material

usage: thin layers of rock used for roofing

3. slate, sedimentary rock

usage: a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers

4. slate, ticket, list, listing

usage: a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices


1. slate, intend, destine, designate, specify

usage: designate or schedule; "He slated his talk for 9 AM"; "She was slated to be his successor"

2. slate, cross-file, register

usage: enter on a list or slate for an election; "He was slated for borough president"

3. slate, roof

usage: cover with slate; "slate the roof"

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Definition and meaning of slate (Dictionary)