Alligate
Alligate \Al*li*gate\, v. t. [L. alligatus, p. p. of alligare. See {Ally}.] To tie; to unite by some tie. [1913 Webster]

Instincts alligated to their nature. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]


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  • alligate — v.t. [L. alligare, to tie] To unite, fasten or suspend …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • alligate — /al i gayt /, v.t., alligated, alligating. Obs. to attach; bind. [1535 45; < L alligatus (ptp. of alligare), equiv. to al AL + lig bind (see LIGATURE) + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • alligate — /al i gayt /, v.t., alligated, alligating. Obs. to attach; bind. [1535 45; < L alligatus (ptp. of alligare), equiv. to al AL + lig bind (see LIGATURE) + atus ATE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allied — Ally Al*ly , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allying}.] [OE. alien, OF. alier, F. alier, fr. L. alligare to bind to; ad + ligare to bind. Cf. {Alligate}, {Alloy}, {Allay}, {Ligament}.] 1. To unite, or form a connection between, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ally — Al*ly , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allying}.] [OE. alien, OF. alier, F. alier, fr. L. alligare to bind to; ad + ligare to bind. Cf. {Alligate}, {Alloy}, {Allay}, {Ligament}.] 1. To unite, or form a connection between, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allying — Ally Al*ly , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allying}.] [OE. alien, OF. alier, F. alier, fr. L. alligare to bind to; ad + ligare to bind. Cf. {Alligate}, {Alloy}, {Allay}, {Ligament}.] 1. To unite, or form a connection between, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Land O' Lakes High School — Infobox Secondary school name = Land O Lakes High School native name = motto = Fighting Gators established = July 3, 1975 type = Public high school affiliations = affiliation = president = chairman = principal = Monica Ilse asst principal =… …   Wikipedia

  • alligature — † aˈlligature Obs. 0 [ad. L. alligātūra, f. alligāre: see alligate a. and ure.] 1. ‘A tying or binding to.’ Bailey 1726. 2. ‘The link or ligature by which two things are joined together. Dict.’ J …   Useful english dictionary

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