You searched for: “rusticate
rusticate (RUHS ti kayt") (verb), rusticates; rusticated; rusticating
1. To go or to send someone to the country to live: After David's mother and father moved from their farm to a large city, they returned after a few years with their three children to rusticate themselves again in a new agricultural vocation.

After James retired, he and his family decided to rusticate and to enjoy the quietness and peacefulness which they missed in the big city where they lived for so many years.

2. To become countrified in appearance and behavior: Mike had grown up in the city and so it took awhile before he was able to rusticate himself when he went to live with his grandparents on their farm during the summer.
3. To complete the building of the outer part of a vertical construction that forms a partition or exterior siding with large blocks of stones that are left with sloping and rough surfaces and which have deep joints between them: Leslie and Monica had their property surrounded with a wall that was rusticated.

Jack and Jill decided to have the stone work on the outside of their house rusticated so it would appear to be from some ancient time.

This entry is located in the following units: -cate (page 7) rust-, rus-, rura-, ruri- (page 1)
Word Entries at Get Words: “rusticate
rusticate (RUHS ti kayt")
This cate will explain some aspects regarding country life.
This entry is located in the following unit: cate family of verbs (page 5)