The definition of collaborate means to work together.(verb)
A group working together to organize an event is an example of collaborate.
Collaborate means to cooperate with an enemy.(verb)
A president working with a rival country to free hostages is an example of to collaborate.
See collaborate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See collaborate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb col·lab·o·rat·ed, col·lab·o·rat·ing, col·lab·o·rates
Origin: Late Latin collabōrāre, collabōrāt-
Origin: : Latin com-, com-
Origin: + Latin labōrāre, to work (from labor, toil).
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