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collocate

[kol-uh-keyt] /ˈkɒl əˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), collocated, collocating.
1.
to set or place together, especially side by side.
2.
to arrange in proper order:
to collocate events.
verb (used without object), collocated, collocating.
3.
Linguistics. to enter into a collocation.
noun
4.
Linguistics. a lexical item that collocates with another.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; < Latin collocātus (past participle of collocāre), equivalent to col- col-1 + loc(us) place + -ātus -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for collocating

collocate

/ˈkɒləˌkeɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to group or place together in some system or order
Word Origin
C16: from Latin collocāre, from com- together + locāre to place, from locus place
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Word Origin and History for collocating

collocate

v.

1510s, from Latin collocatus, past participle of collocare "to arrange, place together, set in a place," from com- "together" (see com-) + locare "to place" (see locate). Meaning "conference, consultation" is mid-14c. Related: collocated; collocating.

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