HyperDic: colligation

English > 2 senses of the word colligation:
NOUNstatecolligation, junction, conjunction, conjugationthe state of being joined together
cognitioncolligationthe connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis
English > colligation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being joined together.
Synonymsjunction, conjunction, conjugation
Narroweranastomosis, inosculationA natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous
synapseThe junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle
Broaderunion, unificationThe state of being joined or united or linked
Spanishconjunción, unión
Catalanconjunció
Verbscolligatemake a logical or causal connection
English > colligation: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis.
Narrowergeneralization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoningreasoning from detailed facts to general principles
Broaderassociation, connection, connexionThe process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination / imagination
Verbscolligateconsider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle / principle
colligatemake a logical or causal connection

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