cat·​e·​nate | \ ˈka-tə-ˌnāt How to pronounce catenate (audio) \
catenated; catenating

Definition of catenate

transitive verb

: to connect in a series : link

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Other Words from catenate

catenation \ ˌka-​tə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce catenate (audio) \ noun

Examples of catenate in a Sentence

a Broadway musical that catenates a series of pop hits by means of a flimsy libretto

First Known Use of catenate

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for catenate

Latin catenatus, past participle of catenare, from catena

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The first known use of catenate was circa 1623

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“Catenate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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