HyperDic: collocate

English > 2 senses of the word collocate:
VERBstativecollocatehave a strong tendency to occur side by side
cognitioncollocate, lump, chunkgroup or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
English > collocate: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningHave a strong tendency to occur side by side.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The words 'new' and 'world' collocate"
BroaderoccurTo be found to exist
English > collocate: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaninggroup or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymslump, chunk
BroadergroupArrange into a group or groups
Spanishamontonar, mezclar
Catalanajuntar, apilonar
Nounscollocationthe act of positioning close together (or side by side)

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