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Conjugate   /kˌɑndʒəgˈeɪt/  /kˈɑndʒəgˌeɪt/   Listen

Joined together especially in a pair or pairs.  Synonyms: conjugated, coupled.
(of a pinnate leaflet) having only one pair of leaflets.
Formed by the union of two compounds.  Synonym: conjugated.
Of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond.  Synonym: conjugated.

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"Conjugate" Quotes from Famous Books

... been fatal to our democracy. It is the feeling expressed in La Bruyere's famous book: "Everything has been said, everything has been written, everything has been done." Here in America everything was to do; we were forced to conjugate our verbs in the future tense. No doubt our existence has been, in some respects, one of barbarism, but it has been the barbarism of life and not of death. A rawboned baby sprawling on the mud floor of a Kentucky log cabin is ...
— The American Mind - The E. T. Earl Lectures • Bliss Perry

... Frederick had built for himself—proceeded on its accustomed course. It was a singular life, half military, half monastic, rigid, retired, from which all the ordinary pleasures of society were strictly excluded. 'What do you do here?' one of the royal princes was once asked. 'We conjugate the verb s'ennuyer,' was the reply. But, wherever he might be, that was a verb unknown to Voltaire. Shut up all day in the strange little room, still preserved for the eyes of the curious, with its windows opening on the formal garden, and its yellow ...
— Books and Characters - French and English • Lytton Strachey

... invariably a phrase attached which gave to them an added appropriateness, but very much lengthened the task. "I am sorry that I was rude to Mademoiselle" was the verb which poor Pixie was to-day condemned to conjugate, and the big straggling sentences amplified the statement until it seemed impossible to express it in any other way. "I am sorry that I was rude to Mademoiselle—I was sorry that I was rude to Mademoiselle—I shall or will be sorry that ...
— Pixie O'Shaughnessy • Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

... parts, which separate and become independent organisms. Sometimes, however, the Chlamydomonas divides into eight parts, each of which is provided with four instead of two cilia. These "zoospores" conjugate in pairs, and give rise to quiescent bodies, which multiply by division, find eventually pass ...
— Discourses - Biological and Geological Essays • Thomas H. Huxley

Words linked to "Conjugate" :   united, meld, bound, solution, inflect, biology, chemical science, conjugate solution, coalesce, compound, conflate, blend, chemistry, commingle, merge, fuse, combine, mix, conjugation, immix, change, flux, complex conjugate, biological science

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