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Definitions for collegiate
kəˈli dʒɪt, -dʒi ɪtcol·le·giate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. collegiate, collegialadjective

    of or resembling or typical of a college or college students

    "collegiate living"; "collegiate attitudes"; "collegiate clothes"


  1. collegiatenoun

    A member of a college, a collegian; someone who has received a college education.

  2. collegiatenoun

    A fellow-collegian; a colleague.

  3. collegiateadjective

    Of, or relating to a college, or college students.

  4. collegiateadjective


  5. Etymology: From collegiatus, from collegium

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Collegiateadjective

    Etymology: collegiatus, low Latin.

    I wish that yourselves did well consider how opposite certain of your positions are unto the state of collegiate societies, whereon the two universities consist. Richard Hooker, Pref. sect. 8.

  2. Collegiatenoun

    A member of a college; a man bred in a college; an university man.

    Etymology: from college.

    These are a kind of empiricks in poetry, who have got a receipt to please; and no collegiate like them, for purging the passions. Thomas Rymer, Tragedies of the last Age.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Collegiateadjective

    of or pertaining to a college; as, collegiate studies; a collegiate society

  2. Collegiatenoun

    a member of a college

  3. Etymology: [L. collegiatus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of collegiate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of collegiate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of collegiate in a Sentence

  1. Condoleezza Rice:

    It is time for coaches, athletic directors, University Presidents, Boards of Trustees, the NCAA leadership and staff, apparel companies, agents, pre-collegiate coaches – and yes, parents and athletes – to accept their culpability in getting us to where we are today.

  2. Frank Pucher:

    Haley and Hanna are blessed with unique qualities, such as being twin sisters who both excel in Division I basketball, but their stardom off the court goes far beyond that, they are the perfect representation of the modern-day collegiate athlete. They are incredibly hardworking in their sport, they excel academically and they have clearly thought about and defined the path they want to go in life beyond sport.

  3. Brian Kelly:

    Matt checks every box we’re looking for in a defensive coordinator, he’s led elite SEC defenses and garnered ample experience in both the NFL and as a coordinator at multiple collegiate stops.

  4. Megan Rapinoe:

    I’m 100% supportive of trans inclusion. People do not know very much about it. We’re missing almost everything. Frankly, I think what a lot of people know is versions of the right’s talking points because they’re very loud. They’re very consistent, and they’re relentless, at the highest level, there is regulation. In collegiate sports, there is regulation. And at the Olympic and professional level. It’s not like it’s a free-for-all where everyone’s just doing whatever.

  5. Blake Lawrence:

    We’ve built a system that allows the activities of an NBA player to be evaluated differently from that of an NFL player, so that same approach you can bring to the collegiate space.

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