verb (used with object), cat·e·nat·ed, cat·e·nat·ing.
to link together; form into a connected series: catenated cells.
track, seek, accompany, attend, concatenate, spook, search, draggle, convoy, persecute, hunt, dog, freeze, tail, tag, stalk, escort, shadow, hound, chase
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Origin of catenate
1615–25; < Latin catēnātus chained, equivalent to catēn(a) a chain + -ātus -ate1
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Examples from the Web for catenate
Catenate: with longitudinal connected elevations like links in a chain.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
biology to arrange or be arranged in a series of chains or rings
Word Origin for catenate
C17: from Latin catēnāre to bind with chains
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