Essential Meaning of collaborate
1 : to work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something The two companies agreed to collaborate.
2 disapproving : to give help to an enemy who has invaded your country during a war He was suspected of collaborating with the occupying army.
Full Definition of collaborate
1 : to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor An international team of scientists collaborated on the study.
2 : to cooperate with or willingly assist an enemy of one's country and especially an occupying force suspected of collaborating with the enemy
3 : to cooperate with an agency or instrumentality with which one is not immediately connected The two schools collaborate on library services.
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