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 for colligate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Colligate \Col"li*gate\, a.
     Bound together.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Colligate \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.
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              The pieces of isinglass are colligated in rows.
                                                    --Nicholson.
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     2. (Logic) To bring together by colligation; to sum up in a
        single proposition.
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              He had discovered and colligated a multitude of the
              most wonderful . . . phenomena.       --Tundall.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  colligate
      v 1: make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect
           these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these
           facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all" [syn:
           associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link
           up, connect] [ant: decouple, dissociate]
      2: consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule
         or principle [syn: subsume, colligate]

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