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1. conjugation

noun. ['ˌkɑːndʒəˈgeɪʃən'] the act of making or becoming a single unit.

Synonyms

  • reunification
  • tribalization
  • reunion
  • combination
  • concretion
  • umbrella
  • compounding
  • jointure
  • unification
  • combining
  • coalition
  • union
  • coalescency
  • conglutination
  • uniting
  • coalescence

Antonyms

  • detribalization
  • disunion
  • good-natured
  • lengthwise

Etymology

  • coniugatio (Latin)
  • coniugo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Conjugation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word conjugation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Another interesting difference between plasmid and chromosomal DNA in bacteria is a process called conjugation.

2. conjugation

noun. ['ˌkɑːndʒəˈgeɪʃən'] the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes.

Synonyms

  • sex
  • sex activity
  • pairing
  • sexual practice
  • sexual activity
  • crossing
  • hybridization
  • service
  • coupling
  • mating
  • crossbreeding
  • inbreeding
  • hybridisation
  • assortative mating
  • union
  • disassortative mating
  • sexual union
  • servicing
  • hybridizing
  • interbreeding

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • heterosexual

Etymology

  • coniugatio (Latin)
  • coniugo (Latin)

3. conjugation

noun. ['ˌkɑːndʒəˈgeɪʃən'] a class of verbs having the same inflectional forms.

Synonyms

  • class
  • category

Antonyms

  • homosexual
  • sexual
  • asexual

Etymology

  • coniugatio (Latin)
  • coniugo (Latin)

4. conjugation

noun. ['ˌkɑːndʒəˈgeɪʃən'] the complete set of inflected forms of a verb.

Antonyms

  • maleness

Etymology

  • coniugatio (Latin)
  • coniugo (Latin)

5. conjugation

noun. ['ˌkɑːndʒəˈgeɪʃən'] the inflection of verbs.

Synonyms

  • inflection
  • inflexion

Antonyms

  • female
  • androgynous
  • disservice

Etymology

  • coniugatio (Latin)
  • coniugo (Latin)

6. conjugation

noun. ['ˌkɑːndʒəˈgeɪʃən'] the state of being joined together.

Synonyms

  • conjunction
  • synapse
  • colligation
  • anastomosis
  • unification
  • union
  • junction

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • inactivity
  • endogamy
  • exogamy

Etymology

  • coniugatio (Latin)
  • coniugo (Latin)
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