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Definition of conjugate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (grammar)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they conjugate
    he / she / it conjugates
    past simple conjugated
    -ing form conjugating
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  1. 1[transitive] conjugate something to give the different forms of a verb, as they vary according to number, person, tense, etc.
  2. 2[intransitive] (of a verb) to have different forms, showing number, person, tense, etc. How does this verb conjugate? compare decline
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: conjugate