Origin of concatenateLate Latin concatenatus, past participle of concatenare, to link together from Classical Latin com-, together + catenare, to chain from catena, a chain
transitive verb-·nat·ed, -·nat·ing
transitive verbcon·cat·e·nat·ed, con·cat·e·nat·ing, con·cat·e·nates
- To connect or link in a series or chain.
- Computers To arrange (strings of characters) into a chained list.
Origin of concatenateLate Latin concatēnāre concatēnāt- com- com- catēnāre to bind ( from Latin catēna chain )
(third-person singular simple present concatenates, present participle concatenating, simple past and past participle concatenated)
concatenate - Computer Definition
To link structures together. Concatenating files appends one file to another. In speech synthesis, units of speech called "phonemes" (k, sh, ch, etc.) are concatenated to produce meaningful sounds. See concatenating text files.