Definition of Colligate

1. Verb. Make a logical or causal connection. "I cannot relate these events at all"




2. Verb. Consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle.
Exact synonyms: Subsume
Generic synonyms: Include
Derivative terms: Colligation, Subsumption

Definition of Colligate

1. v. t. To tie or bind together.

2. a. Bound together.

Definition of Colligate

1. Verb. To formally link or connect together logically. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colligate

1. [v -GATED, -GATING, -GATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colligate

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collielike
collier
collier's lung
collieries
colliers
colliery
collies
collieshangie
collieshangies
colliest
colliflower
colliflowers
colligability
colligable
colligate (current term)
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colligative
colligative properties
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collimating lens
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Literary usage of Colligate

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1. Contributions to Christology by Emmanuel Bonavia (1869)
"... the scattered facts of zoology, so will the theories of Gravitation and Radiation colligate the facts of the universe. Although we don't see it now, ..."

2. Works of Thomas Hill Green by Thomas Hill Green, Richard Lewis Nettleship (1890)
"The discovery of Kepler enables us to ' colligate' the observed position of the planets ; that of Newton (I believe) all motions of bodies ..."

3. Transcripts and Studies by Edward Dowden, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Thomas Carlyle (1888)
"In each case _ , we form a hypothesis as to the motive of the compo- sition, and endeavour to colligate the facts under that hypothesis. ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"... which in most cases are not susceptible of isolation ; the union of the neutral principle or colligate with the ammonia being of the same intimate ..."

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