) KEY VERB: pro·nat·ed
, pro·nates VERB: tr.
- To turn or rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces down or back.
- To turn or rotate (the foot) by abduction and eversion so that the inner edge of the sole bears the body's weight.
- To place in a prone position.
- To become pronated.
- To assume a prone position.
Late Latin prnre, prnt-
, to bend forward
, from prnus
, turned forward
; see proneOTHER FORMS:pro·nation(Noun)