from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To connect in a series of ties or links; form into a chain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To connect things together, especially to form a chain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To connect, in a series of links or ties; to chain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To chain, or connect in a series of links or ties; concatenate.
- Having the structure or appearance of a chain: applied in zoölogy to impressed lines which are broken at regular intervals, to double striæ connected by numerous short lines, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. arrange in a series of rings or chains, as for spores
Latin catēnāre, catēnāt-, from catēna, chain.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin catenatus ("chained"), from catēnāre, from catēna ("chain"). (Wiktionary)