1. a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

    Synonyms : chain
    Type Of : series
    Examples :
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  2. the act of linking together as in a series or chain

    Type Of : joining, connexion, connection
  3. the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or events or ideas etc

    Type Of : connectedness, connexion, connection
    Examples :
    • it was caused by an improbable concatenation of circumstances
  4. the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in a linked series

    Type Of : connection, link, connectedness


  1. add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series

    Type Of : add
    Examples :
    • concatenate terms
    • concatenate characters
  2. combine two strings to form a single one

    Type Of : chain


  1. inclined to comply

    Antonyms : defiant
    Examples :
    • children compliant with the parental will


  1. contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions

    Synonyms : self-complacent, self-satisfied
    Examples :
    • he had become complacent after years of success


  1. take arbitrarily or by force

    Synonyms : highjack, hijack, pirate
    Type Of : seize
    Examples :
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami


  1. agreement on a secret plot

    Synonyms : connivance
    Type Of : agreement
  2. secret agreement

    Type Of : agreement, arrangement


  1. characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation

    Synonyms : conversational
    Examples :
    • wrote her letters in a colloquial style


  1. compare critically; of texts

    Type Of : compare
  2. to assemble in proper sequence

    Type Of : order
    Examples :
    • collate the papers


  1. a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image

    Synonyms : montage
    Type Of : paste-up, picture, icon, ikon, image
    Examples :
    • he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map
  2. any collection of diverse things

    Type Of : assemblage, collection, aggregation, accumulation
    Examples :
    • a collage of memories


  1. use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

    Synonyms : cerebrate, think
  2. consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind

    Type Of : ruminate, mull, speculate, excogitate, mull over, meditate, ponder, reflect, muse, think over, contemplate, chew over