Definitions for: Colligate


[v] consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
[v] make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


Col"li*gate, a.
Bound together.

Synonyms: associate, connect, link, link up, relate, subsume, tie in

Antonyms: dissociate

See Also: cerebrate, cogitate, correlate, free-associate, have in mind, identify, include, interrelate, mean, remember, think, think of

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