- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) v.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.work together, cooperate, team up, conspire, collude, join forces, coauthor.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To work together toward a common end: cooperate. See CONFLICT.
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collaborate — col‧lab‧o‧rate [kəˈlæbəreɪt] verb [intransitive] to work together with another person, company, or organization to achieve something: collaborate with • Firms are collaborating with other firms to spread rising research and development costs.… … Financial and business terms
collaborate — col·lab·o·rate /kə la bə ˌrāt/ vi rat·ed, rat·ing: to work jointly with others in some endeavor Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. collaborate … Law dictionary
collaborate — col*lab o*rate, v. i. 1. to work together with another toward a common goal, especially in an intellectual endeavor; as, four chemists collaborated on the synthesis of the compound; three authors collaborated in writing the book. [PJC] 2. to… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
collaborate — 1871, back formation from collaborator (1802), from Fr. collaborateur, from L. collaboratus, pp. of collaborare work with, from com with (see COM (Cf. com )) + labore to work (see LABOR (Cf. labor)). Given a bad sense in World War II. Related … Etymology dictionary
collaborate — collaborate, collaborator The primary meaning of the verb, ‘to work in conjunction with someone else’, can still be used despite the sinister overtones it acquired when used of cooperation with the enemy during the second World War. This is true… … Modern English usage
collaborate — [v] work together be in cahoots*, coact, cofunction, collude, come together, concert, concur, conspire, cooperate, coproduce, do business with, get together, glue oneself to*, go partners*, hook on, hook up*, interface, join forces, join together … New thesaurus
collaborate — ► VERB 1) work jointly on an activity or project. 2) cooperate traitorously with an enemy. DERIVATIVES collaboration noun collaborationist noun & adjective collaborative adjective collaborator noun. ORIGIN Latin collab … English terms dictionary
collaborate — [kə lab′ə rāt΄] vi. collaborated, collaborating [< LL(Ec) collaboratus, pp. of collaborare, to work together < L com , with + laborare, to work: see LABOR] 1. to work together, esp. in some literary, artistic, or scientific undertaking 2.… … English World dictionary
collaborate — col|lab|o|rate [kəˈlæbəreıt] v [Date: 1800 1900; : Late Latin; Origin: , past participle of collaborare, from [i]Latin com ( COM ) + laborare to work ] 1.) to work together with a person or group in order to achieve something, especially in… … Dictionary of contemporary English
collaborate */ — UK [kəˈlæbəreɪt] / US [kəˈlæbəˌreɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms collaborate : present tense I/you/we/they collaborate he/she/it collaborates present participle collaborating past tense collaborated past participle collaborated 1) to work with … English dictionary
collaborate — v. (D; intr.) to collaborate in, on; with (to collaborate on a project with smb.) * * * [kə læbəreɪt] on with (to collaborate on a project with smb.) (D; intr.) to collaborate in … Combinatory dictionary