### Definition of Conjugate

**1.** *Noun.* A mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A.

**2.**

*Verb.*Unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds.

**Chemical Science**,

**Chemistry**

Generic synonyms:

**Blend**,

**Coalesce**,

**Combine**,

**Commingle**,

**Conflate**,

**Flux**,

**Fuse**,

**Immix**,

**Meld**,

**Merge**,

**Mix**

**3.**

*Adjective.*Joined together especially in a pair or pairs.

**4.**

*Verb.*Add inflections showing person, number, gender, tense, aspect, etc.. "Conjugate the verb"

**5.**

*Adjective.*(of a pinnate leaflet) having only one pair of leaflets.

**Compound**

**6.**

*Verb.*Undergo conjugation.

**Biological Science**,

**Biology**

Generic synonyms:

**Change**

Derivative terms:

**Conjugation**

**7.**

*Adjective.*Formed by the union of two compounds. "A conjugated protein"

**8.**

*Adjective.*Of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond.

### Definition of Conjugate

**1.** *a.* United in pairs; yoked together; coupled.

**2.** *n.* A word agreeing in derivation with another word, and therefore generally resembling it in signification.

**3.** *v. t.* To unite in marriage; to join.

**4.** *v. i.* To unite in a kind of sexual union, as two or more cells or individuals among the more simple plants and animals.

### Definition of Conjugate

**1.** Verb. (grammar transitive) To inflect (a verb) for each person, in order, for one or more tenses. ¹

**2.** Verb. (rare) To join together, unite; to juxtapose. ¹

**3.** Verb. (biology) To reproduce sexually as do some bacteria and algae, by exchanging or transferring DNA. ¹

**4.** Noun. Any entity formed by joining two or more smaller entities together. ¹

**5.** Noun. (mathematics) (''of a complex number'') A complex conjugate. ¹

**6.** Noun. (mathematics) More generally, any of a set of irrational or complex numbers that are zeros of the same polynomial with integral coefficients. ¹

**7.** Noun. (mathematics) An explementary angle. ¹

¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Conjugate

**1.** [v -GATED, -GATING, -GATES]

### Medical Definition of Conjugate

**1.**
Paired together.
In chemistry, this refers to an acid and a base which can convert to each other by the gain or loss of a proton (a hydrogen nucleus), which together are called a conjugate acid-base pair. It can also refer to two liquids in equilibrium with each other.
In mycology (the study of fungi), this refers to a dikaryon with two haploid nuclei in it.
(09 Oct 1997)

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Conjugate

### Literary usage of Conjugate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *The Collected Mathematical Papers of Arthur Cayley* by Arthur Cayley (1889)

"The angles of the tetrahedron are termed the **conjugate** points of the system, and
the faces of the tetrahedron are termed the **conjugate** planes of the system, ..."**2.** *A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions* by George Salmon (1882)

"When h = 0, the axes of x and y are evidently parallel to a pair of **conjugate**
diameters of the section by the plane of xy ; and it is otherwise evident that ..."**3.** *A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism* by James Clerk ( Maxwell (1873)

"If ^ and y1, and also x2 and y2, are **conjugate** functions of x and y, then, ...
Ty For R and 0 are **conjugate** functions of -~ and ~ , and these are **conjugate** ..."**4.** *Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature* (1907)

"30. bee« of a four-Bide are six points in involution, the projections of opposite
vertices being **conjugate** point«. 2 79. The theory of involution may at ..."**5.** *Text-book of Ophthalmology* by Ernst Fuchs (1911)

"**conjugate** deviation, ie, the condition in which both eyes are deviated in the
same direction, is usually due to **conjugate** ..."**6.** *Algebra: An Elementary Text-book, for the Higher Classes of Secondary* by George Chrystal (1904)

"Thus - 3 - 2t and - 3 + 2* are **conjugate**, so are - 4i and + 4i ; and, generally,
... It is obvious that a complex number and its **conjugate** have the same ..."