collegiate

  • 1 Collegiate — • An adjective applied to those churches and institutions whose members form a college Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Collegiate     Collegiate      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 Collegiate — may refer to: Collegiate athletics, athletic competition organized by institutions of tertiary education, such as colleges and universities Collegiate church, a church where the daily office of worship is maintained by a college of canons Webster …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Collegiate — Col*le gi*ate, a. [L. collegiatus.] Of or pertaining to a college; as, collegiate studies; a collegiate society. Johnson. [1913 Webster] {Collegiate church}. (a) A church which, although not a bishop s seat, resembles a cathedral in having a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 collegiate — collegiate; in·ter·collegiate; sub·collegiate; …

    English syllables

  • 5 collegiate — [kə lē′jit, kə lē′jē it] adj. [ME collegiat < LL collegiatus, member of a college] 1. of or like a college 2. of, like, or for college students 3. of or like a collegiate church …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Collegiate — Col*le gi*ate, n. A member of a college. Burton. [1913 Webster] || …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 collegiate — mid 15c., from L. collegiatus member of a college or corporation, in M.L., of or pertaining to a college, from collegium (see COLLEGE (Cf. college)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 collegiate — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to a college or college students. 2) (of a university) composed of different colleges …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 collegiate — collegiately, adv. collegiateness, n. /keuh lee jit, jee it/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a college: collegiate life. 2. of, characteristic of, or intended for college students: collegiate clothes; a collegiate dictionary. 3. of the nature of or… …

    Universalium

  • 10 collegiate — col|le|giate [ kə lidʒət ] adjective 1. ) relating to colleges or intended for students at college: a collegiate dictionary collegiate sports 2. ) consisting of several colleges or parts: the collegiate system at some overseas universities 3. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 collegiate — [[t]kəli͟ːʤiət[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Collegiate means belonging or relating to a college or to college students. [mainly AM] The 1933 national collegiate football championship was won by Michigan. ...collegiate life. Syn: college …

    English dictionary

  • 12 collegiate — col|le|gi|ate [kəˈli:dʒiət] adj 1.) relating to college or a college ▪ collegiate sports 2.) a collegiate university is one that is organized into separate colleges …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 collegiate — adjective 1 involving or related to a college: inter collegiate competition 2 organized into colleges: a collegiate university …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 collegiate — UK [kəˈliːdʒɪət] / US [kəˈlɪdʒət] adjective 1) mainly American relating to colleges, or intended for students at college collegiate sports 2) consisting of several colleges or parts the collegiate system at some universities 3) very formal… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 collegiate — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin collegiatus, from Latin collegium Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to a collegiate church 2. of, relating to, or comprising a college 3. collegial 2 4. designed for… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 collegiate — adj. Collegiate is used with these nouns: ↑athletics, ↑hockey, ↑sport …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 collegiate — adj. constituted as or belonging to a college; corporate. Phrases and idioms: collegiate church 1 a church endowed for a chapter of canons but without a bishop s see. 2 US & Sc. a church or group of churches established under a joint pastorate.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 collegiate — adjective a) Of, or relating to a college, or college students. b) Collegial …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 collegiate — Synonyms and related words: academic, autodidactic, bookish, classroom, college bred, extramural, graduate, interscholastic, intramural, learned, postgraduate, preschool, scholastic, school, schoolboyish, schoolgirlish, sophomoric, studentlike,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 collegiate — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. collegial, academic, scholarly, learned, bookish, university …

    English dictionary for students