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fil·i·a·tion

 (fĭl′ē-ā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The condition or fact of being the child of a certain parent.
b. Law Judicial determination of the paternity of a nonmarital child for the purposes of compelling support.
2. A line of descent; derivation.
3.
a. The act or fact of forming a new branch, as of a society or language group.
b. The branch thus formed.

[Medieval Latin fīliātiō, fīliātiōn-, quality of being a son, legal right of a son, from Latin fīlius, son; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

fil′i·ate′ v.

filiate

(ˈfɪlɪˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. law to fix judicially the paternity of (a child, esp one born out of wedlock)
2. (Law) law a less common word for affiliate
3. archaic to affiliate or associate
[C18: from Medieval Latin fīliātus acknowledged as a son, from Latin fīlius son]

filiate


Past participle: filiated
Gerund: filiating

Imperative
filiate
filiate
Present
I filiate
you filiate
he/she/it filiates
we filiate
you filiate
they filiate
Preterite
I filiated
you filiated
he/she/it filiated
we filiated
you filiated
they filiated
Present Continuous
I am filiating
you are filiating
he/she/it is filiating
we are filiating
you are filiating
they are filiating
Present Perfect
I have filiated
you have filiated
he/she/it has filiated
we have filiated
you have filiated
they have filiated
Past Continuous
I was filiating
you were filiating
he/she/it was filiating
we were filiating
you were filiating
they were filiating
Past Perfect
I had filiated
you had filiated
he/she/it had filiated
we had filiated
you had filiated
they had filiated
Future
I will filiate
you will filiate
he/she/it will filiate
we will filiate
you will filiate
they will filiate
Future Perfect
I will have filiated
you will have filiated
he/she/it will have filiated
we will have filiated
you will have filiated
they will have filiated
Future Continuous
I will be filiating
you will be filiating
he/she/it will be filiating
we will be filiating
you will be filiating
they will be filiating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been filiating
you have been filiating
he/she/it has been filiating
we have been filiating
you have been filiating
they have been filiating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been filiating
you will have been filiating
he/she/it will have been filiating
we will have been filiating
you will have been filiating
they will have been filiating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been filiating
you had been filiating
he/she/it had been filiating
we had been filiating
you had been filiating
they had been filiating
Conditional
I would filiate
you would filiate
he/she/it would filiate
we would filiate
you would filiate
they would filiate
Past Conditional
I would have filiated
you would have filiated
he/she/it would have filiated
we would have filiated
you would have filiated
they would have filiated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.filiate - fix the paternity of; "The court filiated the child born out of wedlock"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
set, determine - fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"
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