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mean vs colligate colligate vs mean

mean is a noun but colligate is not a noun.

mean is an adjective but colligate is not an adjective.

mean and colligate both are verbs.

As verbs, colligate is a hypernym of mean; that is, colligate is a word with a broader meaning than mean and mean is a type of colligate with the definitions:
  • intend to refer to
Other hypernyms of mean include link up, connect, link, tie in, relate, associate.
mean (noun) colligate (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) colligate (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) colligate (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey make a logical or causal connection
have as a logical consequence consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
denote or connote
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose