Con`ju*ga"tion (?), n. [L. conjugatio conjugation (in senses 1 & 3).]


the act of uniting or combining; union; assemblage.


Mixtures and conjugations of atoms. Bentley.


Two things conjoined; a pair; a couple.


The sixth conjugations or pair of nerves. Sir T. Browne.

3. Gram. (a)

The act of conjugating a verb or giving in order its various parts and inflections.


A scheme in which are arranged all the parts of a verb.


A class of verbs conjugated in the same manner.

4. Biol.

A kind of sexual union; -- applied to a blending of the contents of two or more cells or individuals in some plants and lower animals, by which new spores or germs are developed.


© Webster 1913.