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Definitions of conjugate

  1. add inflections showing person, number, gender, tense, aspect, etc.; " conjugate the verb"
  2. 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
  3. ( chemistry) of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond
  4. ( chemistry) formed by the union of two compounds; " a conjugated protein"
  5. of a pinnate leaflet; having only one pair of leaflets
  6. joined together especially in a pair or pairs
  7. undergo conjugation, in biology
  8. unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
  9. of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond
  10. formed by the union of two compounds; " a conjugated protein"
  11. United in pairs; yoked together; coupled.
  12. In single pairs; coupled.
  13. Containing two or more radicals supposed to act the part of a single one.
  14. Agreeing in derivation and radical signification; -- said of words.
  15. Presenting themselves simultaneously and having reciprocal properties; -- frequently used in pure and applied mathematics with reference to two quantities, points, lines, axes, curves, etc.
  16. A word agreeing in derivation with another word, and therefore generally resembling it in signification.
  17. A complex radical supposed to act the part of a single radical.
  18. To unite in marriage; to join.
  19. To inflect ( a verb), or give in order the forms which it assumed in its several voices, moods, tenses, numbers, and persons.
  20. To name over the different forms of ( a verb), as I love, you love, he loves, etc., covering their various changes according to voice, mood, tense, number, and person.
  21. To give the various inflections or parts of a verb.
  22. A word agreeing in derivation with another word.
  23. Paired; in twos.
  24. To inflect, as a verb.
  25. To give the modes, tenses, etc., of ( a verb).
  26. Joined in pairs; coupled; paired.
  27. United in Pairs.
  28. To give the inflections of a verb in expressing mood, tense, & c.
  29. To unite; to exhibit a verb in all its principal parts; to inflect a verb.
  30. In bot., a pinnate leaf composed of a single pair of leaflets.

Usage examples for conjugate

  1. " Perhaps, then, you can conjugate the verb Amo," Guy said, his manner indicating the doubt he was beginning to feel as to her qualifications. – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  2. I got on well with Father Myconius: he read Terence to us, and we had to conjugate and decline every word of a whole play; and it often happened that my shirt became quite wet, and my sight seemed to fail me with fear; and yet he had never given me a blow, except once with the back of his hand on my cheek. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  3. She did care, and thoughts of meeting again the handsome, stylish- looking man who had asked her to conjugate amo and whom she fully believed to be Dr. Holbrook, made her rather nervous. – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
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