Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
ligate

li·gate

ligate

 
pronunciation:
laI geIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ligated, ligates, ligating
definition: to tie up or bind (a bleeding artery) with a ligature.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: ligation (n.)