verb (used with object), col·li·gat·ed, col·li·gat·ing.
Origin of colligate
Examples from the Web for colligate
Granting the validity of the evidence, the hypothesis appears to colligate the facts.Magic and Religion|Andrew Lang
I am still persuaded that both for young ministers and for old ones the colligate plan is very desirable.
We can observe and colligate the facts of emotion and volition, as we can observe the position of the stars and the laws of heat.Social Rights And Duties|Leslie Stephen
Perhaps there is something amiss in the working of our system in relation to colligate ministries.
Do they serve to direct observation, colligate data, and guide experimentation, or are they otiose?Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
British Dictionary definitions for colligate
Word Origin for colligate
Word Origin and History for colligate
1540s, from Latin colligatus, past participle of colligare "to bind together," from com- "together" (see com-) + ligare "to bind" (see ligament). As a concept in logic, from 1837; in linguistics, from 1953. Related: Colligation.