verb (used with object), col·li·gat·ed, col·li·gat·ing.
to bind or fasten together.
Logic.to link (facts) together by a general description or by a hypothesis that applies to them all.
Origin: 1425–75 for obsolete adj. sense “bound together”; 1535–45for def 1; < Latincolligātus (past participle of colligāre), equivalent to col-col-1 + ligā- (stem of ligāre to bind) + -tus past participle ending
a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.
a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.
a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.