Colligate meaning

kŏlĭ-gāt
To tie or group together.
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(logic) To bring (isolated facts) together by an explanation or hypothesis that applies to them all.
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To bind together.
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To relate (isolated facts) by some reasonable explanation, esp. so as to evolve a general principle.
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To tie or bind together.
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To formally link or connect together logically; to bring together by colligation; to sum up in a single proposition.
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Origin of colligate

  • Latin colligāre colligāt- com- com- ligāre to tie, bind leig- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin colligatus, past participle of colligare (“to collect”).

    From Wiktionary