What is a collocation and examples? In the English language, collocation refers to a natural combination of words that are closely affiliated with each other. Some examples are “pay attention”, “fast food”, “make an effort”, and “powerful engine”.
How do you use collocate in a sentence? (1) “Weak”can be collocated with “tea”, but “feeble” can not. (2) ‘Bitter’ collocates with ‘tears’ but ‘sour’ does not. (3) ‘Bitter’ and ‘tears’ are collocates.
What do you mean by collocated? Definition of collocate
transitive verb. : to set or arrange in a place or position especially : to set side by side. intransitive verb. : to occur in conjunction with something.
What are synonyms for collocate? In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for collocate, like: arrange, set side by side, dispose, order, place, collect, compile, gather, parallel, lump and chunk.