Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “conjugate”

See all translations

conjugate

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkɒn.dʒʊ.ɡeɪt/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/ specialized
If a verb conjugates, it has different forms that show different tenses, the number of people it refers to, etc., and if you conjugate a verb, you list its different forms: The verb "to be" conjugates irregularly.
Translations of “conjugate”
in Spanish conjugar…
in French conjuguer…
in German konjugieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動詞)有詞形變化, 列舉(動詞)的詞形變化…
in Russian спрягать…
in Turkish (fiil) çekmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动词)有词形变化, 列举(动词)的词形变化…
in Polish koniugować, odmieniać…
(Definition of conjugate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of conjugate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “conjugate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More