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col·li·gate

 (kŏl′ĭ-gāt′)
tr.v. col·li·gat·ed, col·li·gat·ing, col·li·gates
1. To tie or group together.
2. Logic To bring (isolated facts) together by an explanation or hypothesis that applies to them all.

[Latin colligāre, colligāt- : com-, com- + ligāre, to tie, bind; see leig- in Indo-European roots.]

col′li·ga′tion n.

colligate

(ˈkɒlɪˌɡeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to connect or link together; tie; join
2. (Logic) to relate (isolated facts, observations, etc) by a general hypothesis
[C16: from Latin colligāre to fasten together, from com- together + ligāre to bind]
ˌcolliˈgation n

col•li•gate

(ˈkɒl ɪˌgeɪt)

v. -gat•ed, -gat•ing. v.t.
1. to bind or fasten together.
2. to link (facts) together by a general description or hypothesis.
v.i.
3. to become linked together.
[1535–45; < Latin colligātus, past participle of colligāre to tie up]
col`li•ga′tion, n.

colligate


Past participle: colligated
Gerund: colligating

Imperative
colligate
colligate
Present
I colligate
you colligate
he/she/it colligates
we colligate
you colligate
they colligate
Preterite
I colligated
you colligated
he/she/it colligated
we colligated
you colligated
they colligated
Present Continuous
I am colligating
you are colligating
he/she/it is colligating
we are colligating
you are colligating
they are colligating
Present Perfect
I have colligated
you have colligated
he/she/it has colligated
we have colligated
you have colligated
they have colligated
Past Continuous
I was colligating
you were colligating
he/she/it was colligating
we were colligating
you were colligating
they were colligating
Past Perfect
I had colligated
you had colligated
he/she/it had colligated
we had colligated
you had colligated
they had colligated
Future
I will colligate
you will colligate
he/she/it will colligate
we will colligate
you will colligate
they will colligate
Future Perfect
I will have colligated
you will have colligated
he/she/it will have colligated
we will have colligated
you will have colligated
they will have colligated
Future Continuous
I will be colligating
you will be colligating
he/she/it will be colligating
we will be colligating
you will be colligating
they will be colligating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been colligating
you have been colligating
he/she/it has been colligating
we have been colligating
you have been colligating
they have been colligating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been colligating
you will have been colligating
he/she/it will have been colligating
we will have been colligating
you will have been colligating
they will have been colligating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been colligating
you had been colligating
he/she/it had been colligating
we had been colligating
you had been colligating
they had been colligating
Conditional
I would colligate
you would colligate
he/she/it would colligate
we would colligate
you would colligate
they would colligate
Past Conditional
I would have colligated
you would have colligated
he/she/it would have colligated
we would have colligated
you would have colligated
they would have colligated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.colligate - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
remember - exercise, or have the power of, memory; "After the shelling, many people lost the ability to remember"; "some remember better than others"
cerebrate, cogitate, think - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
interrelate - place into a mutual relationship; "I cannot interrelate these two events"
correlate - bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation; "I cannot correlate these two pieces of information"
identify - conceive of as united or associated; "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"
free-associate - associate freely; "Let's associate freely to bring up old memories"
have in mind, think of, mean - intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
2.colligate - consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
include - consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"
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