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con·ju·gate

 (kŏn′jə-gāt′)
v. con·ju·gat·ed, con·ju·gat·ing, con·ju·gates
v.tr.
1. Grammar To inflect (a verb) in its forms for distinctions such as number, person, voice, mood, and tense.
2. To join together.
v.intr.
1. Biology To undergo conjugation.
2. Grammar To be inflected.
adj. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
1. Joined together, especially in a pair or pairs; coupled.
2. Mathematics & Physics Inversely or oppositely related with respect to one of a group of otherwise identical properties, especially designating either or both of a pair of complex numbers differing only in the sign of the imaginary term.
3. Linguistics Derived from a common source, such as the words foul and filth.
4. Chemistry Conjugated.
n. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
1. Mathematics & Physics Any of a set of numbers that satisfy the same irreducible polynomial.
2. Chemistry A chemical compound that has been formed by the joining of two or more compounds.

[Latin coniugāre, coniugāt-, to join together : com-, com- + iugāre, to join (from iugum, yoke; see yeug- in Indo-European roots).]

con′ju·gate′ly adv.
con′ju·ga′tive adj.
con′ju·ga′tor n.

conjugate

vb
1. (Grammar) (tr) grammar to inflect (a verb) systematically; state or set out the conjugation of (a verb)
2. (Grammar) (intr) (of a verb) to undergo inflection according to a specific set of rules
3. (Chemistry) (tr) to join (two or more substances) together, esp in such a way that the resulting substance may easily be turned back into its original components
4. (Biology) (intr) biology to undergo conjugation
5. (tr) obsolete to join together, esp in marriage
adj
6. joined together in pairs; coupled
7. (Mathematics) (Maths)
a. (of two angles) having a sum of 360°
b. (of two complex numbers) differing only in the sign of the imaginary part as 4 + 3i and 4 – 3i
c. (of two algebraic numbers) being roots of the same irreducible algebraic equation with rational coefficients: 3 ± 2 √2 are conjugate algebraic numbers, being roots of x2 – 6x + 1.
d. (of two elements of a square matrix) interchanged when the rows and columns are interchanged
e. (of two arcs) forming a complete circle or other closed curved figure
8. (Chemistry) chem of, denoting, or concerning the state of equilibrium in which two liquids can exist as two separate phases that are both solutions. The liquid that is the solute in one phase is the solvent in the other
9. (Chemistry) another word for conjugated
10. (Chemistry) chem (of acids and bases) related by loss or gain of a proton: Cl is the conjugate base of HCl; HCl is the conjugate acid of Cl.
11. (General Physics) physics
a. joined by a reciprocal relationship, such as in the case of two quantities, points, etc, that are interchangeable with respect to the properties of each of them
b. (of points connected with a lens) having the property that an object placed at one point will produce an image at the other point
12. (Botany) (of a compound leaf) having one pair of leaflets
13. (Linguistics) (of words) cognate; related in origin
n
one of a pair or set of conjugate substances, values, quantities, words, etc
[C15: from Latin conjugāre to join together, from com- together + jugāre to marry, connect, from jugum a yoke]
ˈconjugable adj
ˈconjugately adv
ˈconjugateness n
ˈconjuˌgative adj
ˈconjuˌgator n

con•ju•gate

(v. ˈkɒn dʒəˌgeɪt; adj., n. ˈkɒn dʒə gɪt, -ˌgeɪt)

v. -gat•ed, -gat•ing,
adj., n. v.t.
1.
a. to recite or display all or some subsets of the inflected forms of (a verb) in a fixed order: to conjugate the present tense of the verb be.
b. to inflect (a verb).
2. to join together, esp. in marriage.
v.i.
3. Biol. to unite; to undergo conjugation.
4. (of a verb) to be characterized by conjugation.
adj.
5. joined together, esp. in a pair or pairs; coupled.
6. (of words) having a common derivation.
7. Math.
a. (of two points, lines, etc.) so related as to be interchangeable in the enunciation of certain properties.
b. (of two complex numbers) differing only in the sign of the imaginary part.
8. (of an acid and a base) related by the loss or gain of a proton: NH3is a base conjugate to NH4 + .
n.
9. one of a group of conjugate words.
10. Math.
a. either of two conjugate points, lines, etc.
b. either of a pair of complex numbers of the type a + bi and abi, where a and b are real numbers and i is imaginary.
[1425–75; late Middle English (adj.) < Late Latin conjugātus, past participle of conjugāre to unite (Latin: to join in marriage)]
con′ju•ga•ble (-gə bəl) adj.
con′ju•ga•bly, adv.
con′ju•ga`tive, adj.

conjugate


Past participle: conjugated
Gerund: conjugating

Imperative
conjugate
conjugate
Present
I conjugate
you conjugate
he/she/it conjugates
we conjugate
you conjugate
they conjugate
Preterite
I conjugated
you conjugated
he/she/it conjugated
we conjugated
you conjugated
they conjugated
Present Continuous
I am conjugating
you are conjugating
he/she/it is conjugating
we are conjugating
you are conjugating
they are conjugating
Present Perfect
I have conjugated
you have conjugated
he/she/it has conjugated
we have conjugated
you have conjugated
they have conjugated
Past Continuous
I was conjugating
you were conjugating
he/she/it was conjugating
we were conjugating
you were conjugating
they were conjugating
Past Perfect
I had conjugated
you had conjugated
he/she/it had conjugated
we had conjugated
you had conjugated
they had conjugated
Future
I will conjugate
you will conjugate
he/she/it will conjugate
we will conjugate
you will conjugate
they will conjugate
Future Perfect
I will have conjugated
you will have conjugated
he/she/it will have conjugated
we will have conjugated
you will have conjugated
they will have conjugated
Future Continuous
I will be conjugating
you will be conjugating
he/she/it will be conjugating
we will be conjugating
you will be conjugating
they will be conjugating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been conjugating
you have been conjugating
he/she/it has been conjugating
we have been conjugating
you have been conjugating
they have been conjugating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been conjugating
you will have been conjugating
he/she/it will have been conjugating
we will have been conjugating
you will have been conjugating
they will have been conjugating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been conjugating
you had been conjugating
he/she/it had been conjugating
we had been conjugating
you had been conjugating
they had been conjugating
Conditional
I would conjugate
you would conjugate
he/she/it would conjugate
we would conjugate
you would conjugate
they would conjugate
Past Conditional
I would have conjugated
you would have conjugated
he/she/it would have conjugated
we would have conjugated
you would have conjugated
they would have conjugated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conjugate - a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in Aconjugate - a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
Verb1.conjugate - unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
coalesce, conflate, fuse, immix, mix, merge, commingle, blend, meld, flux, combine - mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
2.conjugate - add inflections showing person, number, gender, tense, aspect, etc.; "conjugate the verb"
inflect - change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language
3.conjugate - undergo conjugation
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
Adj.1.conjugate - joined together especially in a pair or pairs
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"
2.conjugate - (of a pinnate leaflet) having only one pair of leaflets
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
3.conjugate - formed by the union of two compounds; "a conjugated protein"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
bound - held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union
4.conjugate - of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
bound - held with another element, substance or material in chemical or physical union

conjugate

verb
To bring or come together into a united whole:
Translations
يُصَرِّف
časovat
bøjekonjugere
conjuguerconjugat
ragoz
beygja
asmenavimasasmenuotėasmenuoti
locīt
časovať

conjugate

[ˈkɒndʒʊgeɪt] (Ling)
A. VTconjugar
B. VIconjugarse

conjugate

[ˈkɒndʒʊgeɪt] vt [+ verb] → conjuguer

conjugate

vt (Gram) → konjugieren, beugen
vi (Gram) → sich konjugieren lassen; (Biol) → konjugieren

conjugate

[ˈkɒndʒʊˌgeɪt]
1. vtconiugare
2. viconiugarsi
3. adj (Geom) → coniugato/a

conjugate

(ˈkondʒugeit) verb
to give the different parts of (a verb).
ˌconjuˈgation noun

conjugate

adj conjugado; — vaccine vacuna conjugada
References in classic literature ?
The principal gentleman who officiated behind the counter, took a good deal of notice of me; and often got me, I recollect, to decline a Latin noun or adjective, or to conjugate a Latin verb, in his ear, while he transacted my business.
When at last I dozed, in sheer exhaustion of mind and body, it became a vast shadowy verb which I had to conjugate.
No more would he conjugate the verb "to do in every mood and tense.
Mrs Merdle's verbs were so pressingly presented to Mr Merdle to conjugate, that his sluggish blood and his long coat-cuffs became quite agitated.
The conjugate nature has always been an inherent feature of any heat transfer problem, says Dorfman (U.
prior to attaching the enzyme to a molecule capable of binding to a target molecule, whereby the sensitivity of an assay for detecting the presence or determining the quantity of a target molecule, in which the conjugate is used as a labelled component, is increased.
Routine immunisation with the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) has resulted in a 39% fall in hospital admissions for pneumonia for American children under two years, a study (1) has found.
Conjugate technology has been applied in the development of the 7-valent conjugate vaccine, Prevenar (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 7-valent), to help overcome the limitations of the existing polysaccharide vaccines.
Acute otitis media in an era of increasing antimicrobial resistance and universal administration of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
Patented is a polyester pre-oriented conjugate fiber of either a side-by-side or an eccentric sheath/core configuration in which two kinds of polyester components are adhered to each other to form a single filament.
This ability to control the conjugate structure allows detailed study of the effects of structural features on the properties of the assembly and makes possible the rational optimization of these properties to meet specified goals.