verb make a logical or causal connection
tie in; associate; relate; link; connect; link up.
- I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
- colligate these facts
- I cannot relate these events at all
verb consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
Col"li*gate transitive verb
, p. p. of colligare
to collect; co-
imperfect & past participle Colligated; present participle & verbal noun Colligating
- To tie or bind together.
The pieces of isinglass are colligated in rows.
- (Logic) To bring together by colligation; to sum up in a single proposition.
He had discovered and colligated a multitude of the most wonderful . . . phenomena.
- Bound together.
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