Definition of “conjugate” - English Dictionary

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“conjugate” in British English

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conjugateverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈkɒn.dʒə.ɡeɪt/ us /ˈkɑːn.dʒə.ɡeɪt/ 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.

(Definition of “conjugate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“conjugate” in American English

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conjugateverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈkɑn·dʒəˌɡeɪt/

grammar to list the forms of a verb in a particular order

(Definition of “conjugate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)