Meaning of CONJUGATE in English
v., adj., & n.
1. tr. Gram. give the different forms of (a verb).
2 intr. a unite sexually. b (of gametes) become fused.
3 intr. Chem. (of protein) combine with non-protein.
1. joined together, esp. as a pair.
2 Gram. derived from the same root.
3 Biol. fused.
4 Chem. (of an acid or base) related by loss or gain of an electron.
5 Math. joined in a reciprocal relation, esp. having the same real parts, and equal magnitudes but opposite signs of imaginary parts.
--n. a conjugate word or thing.
Etymology: L conjugare yoke together (as com-, jugare f. jugum yoke)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012