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 unite in a kind of sexual union, as two or more cells or individuals among the more simple plants and animals.
  21. 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.
  22. 1. Joined, paired. 2. The antero posterior, or sacropubic, diameter of the pelvic inlet; c. diameter.
  23. To give the various inflections or parts of a verb.
  24. A word agreeing in derivation with another word.
  25. Paired; in twos.
  26. To inflect, as a verb.
  27. To give the modes, tenses, etc., of ( a verb).
  28. Joined in pairs; coupled; paired.
  29. United in Pairs.
  30. To give the inflections of a verb in expressing mood, tense, & c.
  31. To unite; to exhibit a verb in all its principal parts; to inflect a verb.
  32. In bot., a pinnate leaf composed of a single pair of leaflets.

Usage examples for conjugate

  1. Well, Madame la Marquise de Barbasson died, and the marquis taught the young ladies of New Brandenburg how to conjugate avoir and etre; his daughter assisted him, and, as she was very pretty, she taught many a young man how to conjugate aimer. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. Belle, I will now select for you to conjugate the prettiest verb in Armenian- the verb siriel. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  3. Conjugate to live, Andy." – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  4. One bridge of stone 240 feet long, with an elevation of 68 feet to the top of the parapet wall, and three arches, the centre one of which is semi- elliptical, with a transverse diameter of 66, and a semi- conjugate diameter of 22 feet. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  5. Again, every useless citizen may be fairly regarded as a pernicious man; and let us ask those illustrious philosophers who have taught us what insects reproduce themselves curiously, in what ratio bodies attract one another in space, what curves have conjugate points, points of inflection or reflection, what in the planetary revolutions are the relations of areas traversed in equal times- let us ask those who have attained all this sublime knowledge, by how much the worse governed, less flourishing, or less perverse we should have been if they had attained none of it? – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  6. She wrote this, which might have a secret personal signification: 'We women are the verbs passive of the alliance; we have to learn, and if we take to activity, with the best intentions, we conjugate a frightful disturbance. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  7. " 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
  8. The twins were sitting on the floor near her, hearing each other conjugate Latin verbs. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  9. The boys found home very pleasant with Sy always there ready to " lend a hand," whether it was to make fancy ties, help conjugate " a confounded verb," pull candy, or sing sweetly in the twilight when all thought of little May and grew quiet. – Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories by Louisa M. Alcott
  10. 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
  11. Don't you know, Nan," in her sweet whimsical voice, " that the masculine mind loves to conjugate the verb 'to amuse'? – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  12. If three points, A, B, and C, are self- corresponding, then the harmonic conjugate D of B with respect to A and C must also correspond to itself. – An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Lehmer, Derrick Norman
  13. 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
  14. When at last I dozed, in sheer exhaustion of mind and body, it became a vast shadowy verb which I had to conjugate. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  15. The terms " complement," " supplement," and " conjugate," meaning the difference between a given angle and a right angle, straight angle, and perigon respectively, have also entered our vocabulary and need defining. – The Teaching of Geometry by David Eugene Smith
  16. 133. " The supposed Herculean task of learning to conjugate verbs, will be transformed into a few hours of pleasant pastime." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  17. 140. " Even the Greek and Latin passive verbs require an auxiliary to conjugate some of their tenses." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown