Definitions for colleagueˈkɒl ig

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word colleague

Princeton's WordNet

  1. colleague, co-worker, fellow worker, workfellow(noun)

    an associate that one works with

  2. colleague, confrere, fellow(noun)

    a person who is member of one's class or profession

    "the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"

Wiktionary

  1. colleague(Noun)

    A fellow member of a profession, staff, academic faculty or other organization; an associate

  2. Origin: From collegue, from collega, from com- + legare, from lex.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Colleague(noun)

    a partner or associate in some civil or ecclesiastical office or employment. It is never used of partners in trade or manufactures

  2. Colleague

    to unite or associate with another or with others

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Colleague

    kol′ēg, n. one associated with others in some employment—not of partners in business.—n. Coll′eagueship. [Fr. collègue—L. collegacol, together, and legĕre, to choose.]

  2. Colleague

    kol′ēg, v.i. to join or unite: to conspire:—pr.p. colleaguing (kol-ēg′ing); pa.p. colleagued (kol-ēgd′). [From O. Fr. colliguer, to join in alliance—L. colligāre, to bind together.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'colleague' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3647

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'colleague' in Nouns Frequency: #649

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colleague in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colleague in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Williams:

    I agree with the way my colleague Loretta Mester put it.

  2. Kathleen Goforth:

    He was who you wanted for a friend, a colleague and a neighbor.

  3. Angela Lieverse:

    Within 5 minutes, I said to my colleague, 'Oh my gosh; these are twins,'.

  4. Patrick Pouyanne:

    My colleague at BP saw his wages increased by 20 percent, but this was rejected at the annual general meeting.

  5. Alexander Zakharchenko:

    Neither I, nor my colleague Plotnitsky, gave agreement to Poroshenko's proposed conception of constitutional reform.

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