religate

verb
rel·​i·​gate | \ ˈreləˌgāt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of religate

: to bind together : constrain

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Other Words from religate

religation \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈgāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for religate

Latin religatus, past participle of religare to tie back, tie up, tie fast

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