Definition of Constellate

1. Verb. Scatter or intersperse like dots or studs. "Hills constellated with lights"

Exact synonyms: Dot, Stud
Generic synonyms: Continue, Cover, Extend
Derivative terms: Constellation, Dot, Stud



2. Verb. Come together as in a cluster or flock. "The crowds constellate in the streets"; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
Exact synonyms: Clump, Cluster, Flock
Specialized synonyms: Huddle, Huddle Together, Bunch, Bunch Together, Bunch Up
Generic synonyms: Assemble, Foregather, Forgather, Gather, Meet
Derivative terms: Clump, Cluster, Clustering, Constellation, Constellation, Flock

3. Verb. Form a constellation or cluster.
Generic synonyms: Form
Derivative terms: Constellation, Constellation

Definition of Constellate

1. v. i. To join luster; to shine with united radiance, or one general light.

2. v. t. To unite in one luster or radiance, as stars.

Definition of Constellate

1. Verb. (transitive) To combine as a cluster ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To fit, adorn (as if) with constellations ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To (form a) cluster ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Constellate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Constellate

constantan
constantans
constantly
constantness
constants
constants of integration
constat
constatation
constate
constated
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constating
constative
constatives
constauntly
constellate (current term)
constellated
constellates
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constellations
constellatory
conster
constered
constering
consternate
consternated
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consternating
consternation

Literary usage of Constellate

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1. The Poems of John Donne by John Donne, James Russell Lowell, Grolier Club (1895)
"What artist now dares boast that he can bring Heaven hither, or constellate any thing . . ." The meaning of "constellate" as here used ia explained by the ..."

2. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1898)
"It is after the battle this august event occurs, and as if to refer the reader to the constellate groups, used as illustration, in the hand of Osiris is ..."

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