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cat·e·nate

 (kăt′n-āt′)
tr.v. cat·e·nat·ed, cat·e·nat·ing, cat·e·nates
To connect in a series of ties or links; form into a chain.

[Latin catēnāre, catēnāt-, from catēna, chain.]
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catenate

(ˈkætɪˌneɪt)
vb
(Biology) biology to arrange or be arranged in a series of chains or rings
adj
(Biology) another word for catenulate
[C17: from Latin catēnāre to bind with chains]
ˌcateˈnation n
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cat•e•nate

(ˈkæt nˌeɪt)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
to link together; form into a connected series: catenated cells.
[1615–25; < Latin catēnātus chained =catēn(a) a chain + -ātus -ate1]
cat`e•na′tion, n.
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catenate


Past participle: catenated
Gerund: catenating

Imperative
catenate
catenate
Present
I catenate
you catenate
he/she/it catenates
we catenate
you catenate
they catenate
Preterite
I catenated
you catenated
he/she/it catenated
we catenated
you catenated
they catenated
Present Continuous
I am catenating
you are catenating
he/she/it is catenating
we are catenating
you are catenating
they are catenating
Present Perfect
I have catenated
you have catenated
he/she/it has catenated
we have catenated
you have catenated
they have catenated
Past Continuous
I was catenating
you were catenating
he/she/it was catenating
we were catenating
you were catenating
they were catenating
Past Perfect
I had catenated
you had catenated
he/she/it had catenated
we had catenated
you had catenated
they had catenated
Future
I will catenate
you will catenate
he/she/it will catenate
we will catenate
you will catenate
they will catenate
Future Perfect
I will have catenated
you will have catenated
he/she/it will have catenated
we will have catenated
you will have catenated
they will have catenated
Future Continuous
I will be catenating
you will be catenating
he/she/it will be catenating
we will be catenating
you will be catenating
they will be catenating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been catenating
you have been catenating
he/she/it has been catenating
we have been catenating
you have been catenating
they have been catenating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been catenating
you will have been catenating
he/she/it will have been catenating
we will have been catenating
you will have been catenating
they will have been catenating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been catenating
you had been catenating
he/she/it had been catenating
we had been catenating
you had been catenating
they had been catenating
Conditional
I would catenate
you would catenate
he/she/it would catenate
we would catenate
you would catenate
they would catenate
Past Conditional
I would have catenated
you would have catenated
he/she/it would have catenated
we would have catenated
you would have catenated
they would have catenated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.catenate - arrange in a series of rings or chains, as for spores
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
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