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Definition of "conjugation" [con•ju•ga•tion]

  • The act of conjugating. (noun)
  • The state of being conjugated. (noun)
  • Grammar The inflection of a particular verb. (noun)
  • Grammar A presentation of the complete set of inflected forms of a verb. (noun)
  • Grammar A class of verbs having similar inflected forms. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "conjugation" in a sentence
  • "While verb conjugation is different in Spanish, it's really (deep breath) not that scary once you get used to it."
  • "Skipping conjugation is just being informal which is done all the time and is the unexpected part of the language"
  • "Further oxidation results in conjugation of the imidazoline ring with Tyr66 and maturation of a fluorescent species."