Definition of 'slate'
- (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
- thin layers of rock used for roofing
- a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
- a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
- designate or schedule; "He slated his talk for 9 AM"; "She was slated to be his successor"
- enter on a list or slate for an election; "He was slated for borough president"
- cover with slate; "slate the roof"