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colligate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colligate  \Col"li*gate\,  a. 
  Bound  together. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colligate  \Col"li*gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Colligated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Colligating}.]  [L.  colligatus  p.  p.  of 
  colligare  to  collect;  co-  +  ligare  to  bind.] 
  1.  To  tie  or  bind  together. 
 
  The  pieces  of  isinglass  are  colligated  in  rows. 
  --Nicholson. 
 
  2.  (Logic)  To  bring  together  by  colligation;  to  sum  up  in  a 
  single  proposition. 
 
  He  had  discovered  and  colligated  a  multitude  of  the 
  most  wonderful  .  .  .  phenomena.  --Tundall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colligate 
  v  :  consider  (an  instance  of  something)  as  part  of  a  general 
  rule  or  principle  [syn:  {subsume}] 




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