from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To tie or group together.
- transitive v. Logic To bring (isolated facts) together by an explanation or hypothesis that applies to them all.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To formally link or connect together logically.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To tie or bind together.
- transitive v. To bring together by colligation; to sum up in a single proposition.
- adj. Bound together.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bind or fasten together, literally or figuratively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a logical or causal connection
- v. consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
Latin colligāre, colligāt- : com-, com- + ligāre, to tie, bind; see leig- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)