collocate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin collocāt-, ppl. stem of collocō.

Verb[edit]

collocate (third-person singular simple present collocates, present participle collocating, simple past and past participle collocated)

  1. (linguistics, translation studies) (said of certain words) To be often used together, form a collocation; for example strong collocates with tea.
  2. To arrange or occur side by side.
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To set or place; to station.
    To marshal and collocate in order his battalions. — E. Hall.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

collocate (plural collocates)

  1. (linguistics) A component word of a collocation.

Adjective[edit]

collocate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Set; placed.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

collocate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of collocare
  2. second-person plural imperative of collocare
  3. feminine plural of collocato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

collocāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of collocō