Definition of Collocate

1. Verb. Have a strong tendency to occur side by side. "The words 'new' and 'world' collocate"

Generic synonyms: Occur



2. Verb. Group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side.
Exact synonyms: Chunk, Lump
Generic synonyms: Group
Derivative terms: Chunk, Chunking, Collocation, Lump, Lumper

Definition of Collocate

1. a. Set; placed.

2. v. t. To set or place; to set; to station.

Definition of Collocate

1. Verb. (linguistics translation studies) (said of certain words) To be often used together, form a collocation; for example ''strong'' collocates with ''tea''. ¹

2. Verb. (rare) To arrange or occur side by side. ¹

3. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To set or place; to station. ¹

4. Noun. (linguistics) A component word of a collocation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Collocate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collocate

collision tumour
collisional
collisionality
collisionally
collisionless
collisionless plasma model
collisionlessly
collisions
collisive
collitigant
collitigants
collocabilities
collocability
collocable
collocal
collocate (current term)
collocate with
collocated
collocates
collocating
collocation
collocational
collocations
collocative
collocution
collocutions
collocutor
collocutors
collodia
collodion

Literary usage of Collocate

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1. Il Cambio di Perugia: Considerazioni Storico Artistiche by Raffaello Marchesi (1853)
"... pur esse sulla medesima linea collocate, rappresentanti sei personaggi dell'antichità; e nella superiore due altre figure, che simboleggiano le virtù ..."

2. High-Speed Ground Transport: Acquiring Rights-of-Way for Magnetic Levitation (1993)
"A system connecting Anaheim, California, to Las Vegas, Nevada, would collocate with an Interstate highway over much of the route. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"COLLISION, (kcl-lizh'-un) ns The act of striking two bodies together ; a clash. To collocate, (kgl'-lo-kate) va To place. collocate, (kol'-Io-kate) a. ..."

4. Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni (1667-1740) and the Vatican Tomb of Pope Alexander VIII by Edward J. Olszewski (2004)
"... delle figure si rende molto impropria, stando collocate, ... e decorosi, e non come queste, che stanno in atto di cadere, essendo collocate per Aria. ..."

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