religate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Partly from religāt-, the perfect passive participial stem of the Classical Latin religō (I bind back or behind) and partly formed in English as re- +‎ ligate.

Verb[edit]

religate (third-person singular simple present religates, present participle religating, simple past and past participle religated)

  1. (surgery) To ligate again.

Etymology 2[edit]

See relegate ³.

Verb[edit]

religate (third-person singular simple present religates, present participle religating, simple past and past participle religated)

  1. Obsolete spelling of relegate. [17th century]

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

religāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of religō

Participle[edit]

religāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of religātus