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Definition 1: the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes - [noun denoting act]

Samples where conjugation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the casual couplings of adolescents
  • the mating of some species occurs only in the spring

Synonyms for conjugation in the sense of this definition

(conjugation is a kind of ...) activities associated with sexual intercourse

"they had sex in the back seat"

(... is a kind of conjugation ) mating of individuals having more traits in common than likely in random mating

(... is a kind of conjugation ) mating of individuals having traits more dissimilar than likely in random mating

(... is a kind of conjugation ) (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

(... is a kind of conjugation ) the act of mating closely related individuals

(... is a kind of conjugation ) the act of mating by male animals

"the bull was worth good money in servicing fees"

Definition 2: the act of making or becoming a single unit - [noun denoting act]

Samples where conjugation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the union of opposing factions
  • he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays

Synonyms for conjugation in the sense of this definition

(conjugation is a kind of ...) the act of combining things to form a new whole

(... is a kind of conjugation ) the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts

(... is a kind of conjugation ) the act of coming together again

"monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"

(... is a kind of conjugation ) the act of making tribal; unification on a tribal basis

(... is a kind of conjugation ) having the function of uniting a group of similar things

"the Democratic Party is an umbrella for many liberal groups" "under the umbrella of capitalism"

Definition 3: a class of verbs having the same inflectional forms - [noun denoting group]

(conjugation is a kind of ...) a collection of things sharing a common attribute

"there are two classes of detergents"

Definition 4: the complete set of inflected forms of a verb - [noun denoting group]

(conjugation is a kind of ...) a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

"a set of books" "a set of golf clubs" "a set of teeth"

Definition 5: the inflection of verbs - [noun denoting linkdef]

(conjugation is a kind of ...) a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function

(conjugation is a member of ...) the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence

Definition 6: the state of being joined together - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for conjugation in the sense of this definition

(conjugation is a kind of ...) the state of being joined or united or linked

"there is strength in union"

(... is a kind of conjugation ) a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous

(... is a kind of conjugation ) the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle

"nerve impulses cross a synapse through the action of neurotransmitters"

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