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

  Conjugate \Con"ju*gate\, a. [L. conjugatus, p. p. or conjugare
     to unite; con- + jugare to join, yoke, marry, jugum yoke;
     akin to jungere to join. See Join.]
     1. United in pairs; yoked together; coupled.
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     2. (Bot.) In single pairs; coupled.
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     3. (Chem.) Containing two or more compounds or radicals
        supposed to act the part of a single one. [R.]
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     4. (Gram.) Agreeing in derivation and radical signification;
        -- said of words.
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     5. (Math.) Presenting themselves simultaneously and having
        reciprocal properties; -- frequently used in pure and
        applied mathematics with reference to two quantities,
        points, lines, axes, curves, etc.
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     Conjugate axis of a hyperbola (Math.), the line through the
        center of the curve, perpendicular to the line through the
        two foci.
     Conjugate diameters (Conic Sections), two diameters of an
        ellipse or hyperbola such that each bisects all chords
        drawn parallel to the other.
     Conjugate focus (Opt.) See under Focus.
     Conjugate mirrors (Optics), two mirrors so placed that rays
        from the focus of one are received at the focus of the
        other, especially two concave mirrors so placed that rays
        proceeding from the principal focus of one and reflected
        in a parallel beam are received upon the other and brought
        to the principal focus.
     Conjugate point (Geom.), an acnode. See Acnode, and
        Double point.
     Self-conjugate triangle (Conic Sections), a triangle each
        of whose vertices is the pole of the opposite side with
        reference to a conic.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conjugate \Con`ju*gate\, n. [L. conjugatum a combining,
     etymological relationship.]
     1. A word agreeing in derivation with another word, and
        therefore generally resembling it in signification.
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              We have learned, in logic, that conjugates are
              sometimes in name only, and not in deed. --Abp.
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     2. (Chem.) A complex compound formed from the non-covalent
        union of two other comounds, behaving as a single
        compound. [R.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conjugate \Con"ju*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conjugated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Conjugating.]
     1. To unite in marriage; to join. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.
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     2. (Gram.) To inflect (a verb), or give in order the forms
        which it assumes in its several voices, moods, tenses,
        numbers, and persons.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conjugate \Con"ju*gate\, v. i. (Biol.)
     To unite in a kind of sexual union, as two or more cells or
     individuals among the more simple plants and animals.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: joined together especially in a pair or pairs [syn:
             conjugate, conjugated, coupled]
      2: (of a pinnate leaflet) having only one pair of leaflets
      3: formed by the union of two compounds; "a conjugated protein"
         [syn: conjugate, conjugated]
      4: of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds
         each separated from the other by a single bond [syn:
         conjugate, conjugated]
      n 1: a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B
           produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another
           of B in A [syn: conjugate solution, conjugate]
      v 1: unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down
           into the original compounds
      2: add inflections showing person, number, gender, tense,
         aspect, etc.; "conjugate the verb"
      3: undergo conjugation

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  150 Moby Thesaurus words for "conjugate":
     accouple, accumulate, affiliate, affiliated, agglutinate, allied,
     amalgamated, amass, analyze, articulate, assemble, assimilated,
     associate, associated, band, biconjugate, bigeminate, bijugate,
     blended, bond, bound, bracket, bracketed, bridge, bridge over,
     cement, chain, clap together, coalesce, coincident, collateral,
     collect, combinative, combinatory, combine, combined, compact,
     comprehensive, comprise, concatenate, concurrent, conglobulate,
     conjoin, conjoint, conjugated, conjunct, conjunctive, connect,
     connected, connective, consolidated, copulate, corporate,
     correlated, couple, couple up, coupled, cover, decline, derivative,
     double-harness, double-team, echoic, eclectic, embrace, encompass,
     etymologic, fused, gather, glue, hyphenate, implicated, include,
     inclusive, incorporated, inflect, integrated, interlinked,
     interlocked, interrelated, involved, join, joined, joint, knot,
     knotted, lay together, league, lexical, lexicographic, lexicologic,
     lexigraphic, link, linked, lump together, mark, marry, marshal,
     mass, match, matched, mate, mated, merge, merged, mixed, mobilize,
     of that ilk, of that kind, one, onomastic, onomatologic,
     onomatopoeic, pair, pair off, paired, parallel, parenthesize,
     paronymic, paronymous, parse, piece together, point, punctuate,
     put together, related, roll into one, solder, span, splice,
     spliced, stick together, syncretistic, syncretized, synthesized,
     take in, tape, team, team up, tie, tied, twinned, unify, unite,
     united, wed, wedded, weld, yoke, yoked

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