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collocate

col·lo·cate

collocate

 
pronunciation:
ka l keIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: collocated, collocates, collocating
definition: to place together or put in correct order; arrange.
similar words:
arrange, array
Word Parts
The word collocate contains the following parts:
col- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix col- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with "l," such as "loc" and "lect." See com-.
-ate1 Latin verb-forming suffix that means to make, cause, do
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The suffix -ate primarily forms transitive verbs from Latin bases. Many -ate verbs were loanwords from Latin. Verbs ending in -ate combine with the suffix -ion to form nouns ending in -ation. These verbs also have corresponding agent nouns ending in -ator (navigator, dictator, elevator).