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See definition of collocation on Dictionary.com
  • as inclassification
  • as injunction
  • as injunction/juncture

synonyms for collocation

  • allocation
  • allotment
  • analysis
  • arrangement
  • coordination
  • designation
  • distribution
  • grade
  • regulation
  • apportionment
  • assignment
  • assortment
  • codification
  • consignment
  • denomination
  • department
  • disposal
  • disposition
  • division
  • echelon
  • gradation
  • grading
  • graduation
  • group
  • grouping
  • kind
  • order
  • ordering
  • ordination
  • organization
  • sizing
  • sorting
  • systematization
  • taxonomy
  • alloting
  • cataloguing
  • categorizing
  • distributing
  • tabulating
  • typecasting
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antonyms for collocation

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  • disorganization
  • keeping
  • retention
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    How to use collocation in a sentence

    We cannot tell whether it depends wholly on laws, or partly on laws and partly on a collocation.
    A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
    If it depends on a collocation, it will be true in all the cases in which that particular collocation exists.
    A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
    The derivative law in this case depends not solely on laws, but on a collocation; and collocations cannot be reduced to any law.
    A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
    Whereas Descartes made the union between them a violent collocation, Geulincx practically called it a miracle.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
    The collocation of "grace" and "strength" in the ninth verse is characteristic of the New Testament, and very significant.
    EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
    The Swinburne collocation of delicate bosom and death is both arrestive and interesting.
    PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
    The collocation of words delighted him and inspired him to verse.
    HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
    No collocation of letters could reproduce Dougal's accent, and I will not attempt it.
    HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
    Of course the connection is demonstrable enough: one collocation of features is more readily suggestive of beauty than another.
    THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 76, FEBRUARY, 1864VARIOUS
    It was no new collocation, but to see it in black on white had the same effect as strong wine.
    ROYAL HIGHNESSTHOMAS MANN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO COLLOCATION

    • allocation
    • alloting
    • allotment
    • analysis
    • apportionment
    • arrangement
    • assignment
    • assortment
    • cataloguing
    • categorizing
    • codification
    • collocation
    • consignment
    • coordination
    • denomination
    • department
    • designation
    • disposal
    • disposition
    • distributing
    • distribution
    • division
    • echelon
    • gradation
    • grade
    • grading
    • graduation
    • group
    • grouping
    • kind
    • order
    • ordering
    • ordination
    • organization
    • regulation
    • sizing
    • sorting
    • systematization
    • tabulating
    • taxonomy
    • typecasting
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.