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ag·glu·ti·nate

 (ə-glo͞ot′n-āt′)
v. ag·glu·ti·nat·ed, ag·glu·ti·nat·ing, ag·glu·ti·nates
v.tr.
1. To cause to adhere, as with glue.
2. Linguistics To form (words) by combining words or words and word elements.
3. Biology To cause (cells or particles) to clump together.
v.intr.
1. To join together into a group or mass.
2. Linguistics To form words by agglutination.
3. Biology To clump together; undergo agglutination.
n. (-ĭt)

[Latin agglūtināre, agglūtināt- : ad-, ad- + glūtināre, to glue (from glūten, glue).]

ag·glu′ti·nant adj. & n.

agglutinate

vb
1. to adhere or cause to adhere, as with glue
2. (Linguistics) linguistics to combine or be combined by agglutination
3. (Physiology) (tr) to cause (bacteria, red blood cells, etc) to clump together
adj
united or stuck, as by glue
[C16: from Latin agglūtināre to glue to, from gluten glue]
agˌglutinaˈbility n
agˈglutinable adj
agˈglutinant adj

ag•glu•ti•nate

(v. əˈglut nˌeɪt; adj. -ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to cause to adhere, as with glue.
2. to cause (bacteria or cells) to undergo agglutination.
3. Ling. to form by agglutination.
v.i.
4. to become agglutinated; stick or clump.
5. to form words by agglutination.
adj.
6. united, as by glue.
7. agglutinative.
[1535–45; < Latin agglūtinātus, past participle of agglūtināre to cause to adhere, ultimately <glūten glue]
ag•glu′ti•nant, adj., n.

agglutinate


Past participle: agglutinated
Gerund: agglutinating

Imperative
agglutinate
agglutinate
Present
I agglutinate
you agglutinate
he/she/it agglutinates
we agglutinate
you agglutinate
they agglutinate
Preterite
I agglutinated
you agglutinated
he/she/it agglutinated
we agglutinated
you agglutinated
they agglutinated
Present Continuous
I am agglutinating
you are agglutinating
he/she/it is agglutinating
we are agglutinating
you are agglutinating
they are agglutinating
Present Perfect
I have agglutinated
you have agglutinated
he/she/it has agglutinated
we have agglutinated
you have agglutinated
they have agglutinated
Past Continuous
I was agglutinating
you were agglutinating
he/she/it was agglutinating
we were agglutinating
you were agglutinating
they were agglutinating
Past Perfect
I had agglutinated
you had agglutinated
he/she/it had agglutinated
we had agglutinated
you had agglutinated
they had agglutinated
Future
I will agglutinate
you will agglutinate
he/she/it will agglutinate
we will agglutinate
you will agglutinate
they will agglutinate
Future Perfect
I will have agglutinated
you will have agglutinated
he/she/it will have agglutinated
we will have agglutinated
you will have agglutinated
they will have agglutinated
Future Continuous
I will be agglutinating
you will be agglutinating
he/she/it will be agglutinating
we will be agglutinating
you will be agglutinating
they will be agglutinating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been agglutinating
you have been agglutinating
he/she/it has been agglutinating
we have been agglutinating
you have been agglutinating
they have been agglutinating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been agglutinating
you will have been agglutinating
he/she/it will have been agglutinating
we will have been agglutinating
you will have been agglutinating
they will have been agglutinating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been agglutinating
you had been agglutinating
he/she/it had been agglutinating
we had been agglutinating
you had been agglutinating
they had been agglutinating
Conditional
I would agglutinate
you would agglutinate
he/she/it would agglutinate
we would agglutinate
you would agglutinate
they would agglutinate
Past Conditional
I would have agglutinated
you would have agglutinated
he/she/it would have agglutinated
we would have agglutinated
you would have agglutinated
they would have agglutinated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.agglutinate - string together (morphemes in an agglutinating language)
attach - become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"
2.agglutinate - clump togetheragglutinate - clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.
cling, cohere, adhere, cleave, stick - come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
haemagglutinate, hemagglutinate - cause the clumping together (of red blood cells)
Adj.1.agglutinate - united as if by glue
adhesive - tending to adhere
Translations

agglutinate

[əˈgluːtɪneɪt]
A. VTaglutinar
B. VIaglutinarse

agglutinate

viagglutinieren (also Ling), → verklumpen, verkleben
adjagglutiniert (also Ling), → verklumpt, verklebt

ag·glu·ti·nate

vt. aglutinar; causar unión.
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