Definition of Colleague

1. Noun. An associate that one works with.

Exact synonyms: Co-worker, Fellow Worker, Workfellow
Generic synonyms: Associate
Derivative terms: Collegial



2. Noun. A person who is member of one's class or profession. "He sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
Exact synonyms: Confrere, Fellow
Generic synonyms: Associate
Derivative terms: Fellowship

Definition of Colleague

1. n. A partner or associate in some civil or ecclesiastical office or employment. It is never used of partners in trade or manufactures.

2. v. t. & i. To unite or associate with another or with others.

Definition of Colleague

1. Noun. A fellow member of a profession, staff, academic faculty or other organization; an associate ¹

2. Verb. To unite or associate with another or with others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colleague

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colleague

collation
collational
collationed
collationer
collationers
collations
collatitious
collative
collator
collators
collaud
collauded
collauding
collauds
colleages
colleague (current term)
colleagued
colleagues
colleagueship
colleagueships
colleaguing
collect
collect call
collect dust
collect one's thoughts
collect one's wits
collect up
collectability
collectable
collectables

Literary usage of Colleague

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities by Harry Thurston Peck (1897)
"... ho accepted the perilous dignity, naming his sou Gordianus as his colleague, and both made their solemn entry into Carthage amid universal applause. ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... he was too weak to revenge, his unfortunate colleague ; and the valiant and modest youth felt himself unequal to the support of a sinking ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"He held it back for a considerable time to enable his colleague to make the additions and corrections he judged necessary or advantageous. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1826)
"Previous to the last election for the county of Galway, at which my hon.colleague (Mr. J. Daly), bis uncle, the late Mr. Dennis Bowes Daly, and myself, ..."

5. The Christian Examiner (1849)
"By FREDERIC N. KNAPP, colleague. Together with a Biographical Sketch, reprinted from the Christian Inquirer (New York). Boston : \Vm. Crosby & HP Nichols. ..."

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