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con·stel·late

 (kŏn′stə-lāt′)
intr. & tr.v. con·stel·lat·ed, con·stel·lat·ing, con·stel·lates
To form or cause to form a group or cluster.

[Back-formation from constellation.]

constellate

(ˈkɒnstɪˌleɪt)
vb
to form into clusters in or as if in constellations

con•stel•late

(ˈkɒn stəˌleɪt)

v.i., v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
to cluster together, as stars in a constellation.
[1615–25; < Late Latin constellātus in the same constellation = Latin con- con- + stell(a) star + -ātus -ate1]

constellate


Past participle: constellated
Gerund: constellating

Imperative
constellate
constellate
Present
I constellate
you constellate
he/she/it constellates
we constellate
you constellate
they constellate
Preterite
I constellated
you constellated
he/she/it constellated
we constellated
you constellated
they constellated
Present Continuous
I am constellating
you are constellating
he/she/it is constellating
we are constellating
you are constellating
they are constellating
Present Perfect
I have constellated
you have constellated
he/she/it has constellated
we have constellated
you have constellated
they have constellated
Past Continuous
I was constellating
you were constellating
he/she/it was constellating
we were constellating
you were constellating
they were constellating
Past Perfect
I had constellated
you had constellated
he/she/it had constellated
we had constellated
you had constellated
they had constellated
Future
I will constellate
you will constellate
he/she/it will constellate
we will constellate
you will constellate
they will constellate
Future Perfect
I will have constellated
you will have constellated
he/she/it will have constellated
we will have constellated
you will have constellated
they will have constellated
Future Continuous
I will be constellating
you will be constellating
he/she/it will be constellating
we will be constellating
you will be constellating
they will be constellating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been constellating
you have been constellating
he/she/it has been constellating
we have been constellating
you have been constellating
they have been constellating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been constellating
you will have been constellating
he/she/it will have been constellating
we will have been constellating
you will have been constellating
they will have been constellating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been constellating
you had been constellating
he/she/it had been constellating
we had been constellating
you had been constellating
they had been constellating
Conditional
I would constellate
you would constellate
he/she/it would constellate
we would constellate
you would constellate
they would constellate
Past Conditional
I would have constellated
you would have constellated
he/she/it would have constellated
we would have constellated
you would have constellated
they would have constellated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.constellate - scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; "Hills constellated with lights"
cover, extend, continue - span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"
2.constellate - come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
huddle, huddle together - crowd or draw together; "let's huddle together--it's cold!"
bunch, bunch together, bunch up - form into a bunch; "The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom"
foregather, forgather, gather, assemble, meet - collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
3.constellate - form a constellation or cluster
form - assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads"
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