What does colleague mean?

Definitions for colleagueˈkɒl ig

Here are all the 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. Angela Lieverse:

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

  2. Teruko Nishiguchi:

    At the office, my Osaka (Kansai) colleague made fun of another colleague from Chiba (Kanto) who is bald, he joked, 'Where is your hair? So bald!' and that shocked the bald guy.

  3. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    It is Moscow's responsibility to identify common interests, we have seen too little of this so far. And the speech by my colleague (Russian foreign minister Sergei) Lavrov yesterday made no contribution to this.

  4. Austin Powers International Man of Mystery:

    Dr. Evil You know, I have one simple request. And that is to have sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads Now evidently my cycloptic colleague informs me that that cannot be done. Ah, what do I pay you people for, honestly Throw me a bone here

  5. Steve Palazzo:

    Alan was not only a fantastic legislator, but a trusted colleague, friend, and shining example of the Mississippi values that we all hold near and dear to our hearts, my prayers go out to Alan's wife Tori, his family, and the staff that he always treated like family. He will be missed greatly.

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