Conjugate



[verb kon-juh-geyt; adjective, noun kon-juh-git, -geyt] /verb ˈkɒn dʒəˌgeɪt; adjective, noun ˈkɒn dʒə gɪt, -ˌgeɪt/

verb (used with object), conjugated, conjugating.
1.
Grammar.

2.
to join together, especially in marriage.
verb (used without object), conjugated, conjugating.
3.
Biology. to unite; to undergo .
4.
Grammar. to be characterized by conjugation:
The Latin verb esse does not conjugate in the passive voice.
adjective
5.
joined together, especially in a pair or pairs; coupled.
6.
Botany. (of a pinnate leaf) having only one pair of leaflets.
7.
Grammar. (of words) having a common derivation.
8.
Bibliography. (of two leaves in a book) forming one sheet.
9.
Mathematics.

10.
Chemistry.

noun
11.
one of a group of conjugate words.
12.
Mathematics.

verb (ˈkɒndʒʊˌɡeɪt)
1.
(transitive) (grammar) to inflect (a verb) systematically; state or set out the conjugation of (a verb)
2.
(intransitive) (of a verb) to undergo inflection according to a specific set of rules
3.
(transitive) to join (two or more substances) together, esp in such a way that the resulting substance may easily be turned back into its original components
4.
(intransitive) (biology) to undergo conjugation
5.
(transitive) (obsolete) to join together, esp in marriage
adjective (ˈkɒndʒʊɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt)
6.
joined together in pairs; coupled
7.
(Maths)

8.
(chem) of, denoting, or concerning the state of equilibrium in which two liquids can exist as two separate phases that are both solutions. The liquid that is the solute in one phase is the solvent in the other
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another word for conjugated
10.
(chem) (of acids and bases) related by loss or gain of a proton: Cl–is the conjugate base of HCl, HCl is the conjugate acid of Cl–
11.
(physics)

12.
(of a compound leaf) having one pair of leaflets
13.
(of words) cognate; related in origin
noun (ˈkɒndʒʊɡɪt)
14.
one of a pair or set of conjugate substances, values, quantities, words, etc
v.

1520s, in grammatical sense; 1560s in literal sense, from Latin coniugatus, past participle of coniugare “to yoke together” (see conjugal). Earlier as an adjective (late 15c.). Related: Conjugated; conjugating.

conjugate con·ju·gate (kŏn’jə-gāt’)
v. con·ju·gat·ed, con·ju·gat·ing, con·ju·gates
To undergo conjugation. adj. (-gĭt, -gāt’)

n. (-gĭt, -gāt’)
A distance between the points on the periphery of the pelvic canal, especially the promontory of the sacrum and the upper edge of the pubic symphysis. Also called anteroposterior diameter, conjugate diameter, conjugate of inlet, internal conjugate, true conjugate.

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