colligo

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

con- +‎ legō (bring together, gather, collect)

Verb[edit]

colligō (present infinitive colligere, perfect active collēgī, supine collēctum); third conjugation

  1. I gather, draw, bring or collect (together), assemble, pick up; contract, draw up, compress, concentrate; harvest.
    • c. 160 BCE, Publius Terentius Afer, Adelphoe 5.3.59–63:
      DĒMEA. Ego istuc vīderō,
      atque ibi favīllae plēna, fūmī ac pollinis
      coquendō sit faxō et molendō. Praeter haec
      merīdiē ipsō faciam ut stipulam colligat.
      Tam excoctam reddam atque ātram quam carbō est.
      DEMEA. I'll see to that,
      and full of soot, smoke and flour
      from the cooking and grinding I'll make her. And, besides that,
      I'll make her collect the straw at noon.
      I'll render her as burnt and black as coal.
    • 100 BCE – 44 BCE, Julius Caesar, Commentarii de Bello Gallico 3.18:
      Quā rē concessā laetī ut explōrātā victōriā sarmentīs virgultisquī collēctīs, quibus fossās Rōmānōrum compleant, ad castra pergunt.
      With that concession, as if with victory assured, they go on their way to the camps with twigs and brushwood gathered, to fill the Roman trenches with.
  2. I make thick, thicken; bind or mass together.
  3. I get, gain, acquire, produce, collect.
  4. I think upon, weigh, consider; deduce, conclude, infer, gather.
  5. (in a reflexive sense) I collect or compose myself, recover my courage or resolution.
  6. (of a number, chiefly a distance) I amount or come to, extend; am reckoned (in a passive sense).
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of colligō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present colligō colligis colligit colligimus colligitis colligunt
imperfect colligēbam colligēbās colligēbat colligēbāmus colligēbātis colligēbant
future colligam colligēs colliget colligēmus colligētis colligent
perfect collēgī collēgistī collēgit collēgimus collēgistis collēgērunt, collēgēre
pluperfect collēgeram collēgerās collēgerat collēgerāmus collēgerātis collēgerant
future perfect collēgerō collēgeris collēgerit collēgerimus collēgeritis collēgerint
passive present colligor colligeris, colligere colligitur colligimur colligiminī colliguntur
imperfect colligēbar colligēbāris, colligēbāre colligēbātur colligēbāmur colligēbāminī colligēbantur
future colligar colligēris, colligēre colligētur colligēmur colligēminī colligentur
perfect collēctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect collēctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect collēctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present colligam colligās colligat colligāmus colligātis colligant
imperfect colligerem colligerēs colligeret colligerēmus colligerētis colligerent
perfect collēgerim collēgerīs collēgerit collēgerīmus collēgerītis collēgerint
pluperfect collēgissem collēgissēs collēgisset collēgissēmus collēgissētis collēgissent
passive present colligar colligāris, colligāre colligātur colligāmur colligāminī colligantur
imperfect colligerer colligerēris, colligerēre colligerētur colligerēmur colligerēminī colligerentur
perfect collēctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect collēctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present collige colligite
future colligitō colligitō colligitōte colliguntō
passive present colligere colligiminī
future colligitor colligitor colliguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives colligere collēgisse collēctūrum esse colligī collēctum esse collēctum īrī
participles colligēns collēctūrus collēctus colligendus, colligundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
colligendī colligendō colligendum colligendō collēctum collēctū
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Etymology 2[edit]

con- +‎ ligō (tie, bind, fasten)

Verb[edit]

colligō (present infinitive colligāre, perfect active colligāvī, supine colligātum); first conjugation

  1. I bind, tie or fasten together or up, connect; bandage.
  2. (figuratively) I unite, combine, connect.
  3. (figuratively, in the sense of preventing free motion) I restrain, check, stop, hinder.
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of colligō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present colligō colligās colligat colligāmus colligātis colligant
imperfect colligābam colligābās colligābat colligābāmus colligābātis colligābant
future colligābō colligābis colligābit colligābimus colligābitis colligābunt
perfect colligāvī colligāvistī colligāvit colligāvimus colligāvistis colligāvērunt, colligāvēre
pluperfect colligāveram colligāverās colligāverat colligāverāmus colligāverātis colligāverant
future perfect colligāverō colligāveris colligāverit colligāverimus colligāveritis colligāverint
passive present colligor colligāris, colligāre colligātur colligāmur colligāminī colligantur
imperfect colligābar colligābāris, colligābāre colligābātur colligābāmur colligābāminī colligābantur
future colligābor colligāberis, colligābere colligābitur colligābimur colligābiminī colligābuntur
perfect colligātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect colligātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect colligātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present colligem colligēs colliget colligēmus colligētis colligent
imperfect colligārem colligārēs colligāret colligārēmus colligārētis colligārent
perfect colligāverim colligāverīs colligāverit colligāverīmus colligāverītis colligāverint
pluperfect colligāvissem colligāvissēs colligāvisset colligāvissēmus colligāvissētis colligāvissent
passive present colliger colligēris, colligēre colligētur colligēmur colligēminī colligentur
imperfect colligārer colligārēris, colligārēre colligārētur colligārēmur colligārēminī colligārentur
perfect colligātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect colligātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present colligā colligāte
future colligātō colligātō colligātōte colligantō
passive present colligāre colligāminī
future colligātor colligātor colligantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives colligāre colligāvisse colligātūrum esse colligārī colligātum esse colligātum īrī
participles colligāns colligātūrus colligātus colligandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
colligandī colligandō colligandum colligandō colligātum colligātū
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References[edit]

  • colligo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • colligo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to gain strength: vires colligere
    • to become thirsty: sitim colligere
    • to recruit oneself after a severe illness: e gravi morbo recreari or se colligere
    • to beg alms: stipem colligere
    • to find favour with some one; to get into their good graces: benevolentiam, favorem, voluntatem alicuius sibi conciliare or colligere (ex aliqua re)
    • to win golden opinions from every one: omnium undique laudem colligere
    • to become famous, distinguish oneself: gloriam colligere, in summam gloriam venire
    • to conjecture: coniectura assequi, consequi, aliquid coniectura colligere
    • to collect, accumulate instances: multa exempla in unum (locum) colligere
    • to draw a conclusion from a thing: concludere, colligere, efficere, cogere ex aliqua re
    • to recover from one's fright: ex metu se recreare, se colligere
    • to take courage: animum capere, colligere
    • to incur a person's hatred: invidiam colligere (aliqua re)
    • to pack the baggage (for marching): vasa colligere (Liv. 21. 47)
    • to collect the wreckage: naufragium colligere (Sest. 6. 15)