collocate

verb col·lo·cate \ ˈkä-lə-ˌkāt \

Definition of collocate

collocated; collocating
transitive verb
:to set or arrange in a place or position; especially :to set side by side
intransitive verb
:to occur in conjunction with something

Examples of collocate in a Sentence

  1. The word “college” collocates with “student.”

Origin and Etymology of collocate

Latin collocatus, past participle of collocare, from com- + locare to place, from locus place — more at stall


COLLOCATE Defined for English Language Learners

collocate

verb

Definition of collocate for English Language Learners

  • : to appear often with another word



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