concatenate

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Etymology[edit]

From the perfect passive participle stem of Latin concatēnāre (to link or chain together), from con (with) + catēnō (chain, bind), from catēna (a chain).

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  • IPA(key): /kənˈkætəneɪt/

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concatenate (third-person singular simple present concatenates, present participle concatenating, simple past and past participle concatenated)

  1. To join or link together, as though in a chain.
    • 2003, Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason, (Penguin 2004), page 182)
      Locke, by contrast, contended that [madness] was essentially a question of intellectual delusion, the capture of the mind by false ideas concatenated into a logical system of unreality.
  2. Computer instruction to join two strings together.
    Concatenating "Man" with " is mortal" gives "Man is mortal"
    The Unix program cat is used to concatenate and display files. Its name comes from the word catenate.

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Verb[edit]

concatenate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of concatenare
  2. second-person plural imperative of concatenare
  3. feminine plural of concatenato