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Constellate vs. Constellation

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  • Constellate (verb)

    To combine as a cluster.

  • Constellate (verb)

    To fit, adorn (as if) with constellations.

  • Constellate (verb)

    To (form a) cluster.

  • Constellate (verb)

    To shine with united radiance, or one general light.

  • Constellation (noun)

    An asterism, an arbitrary formation of stars perceived as a figure or pattern, or a division of the sky including it, especially one officially recognised by astronomers.

  • Constellation (noun)

    An image associated with a group of stars.

  • Constellation (noun)

    The configuration of planets at a given time (notably of birth), as used for determining a horoscope.

  • Constellation (noun)

    A wide, seemingly unlimited assortment.

  • Constellation (noun)

    A fleet of satellites of the same purpose such as the set of GPS satellites, or Iridium satcom fleet.

  • Constellation (noun)

    A configuration or grouping.

  • Constellation (noun)

    A network of connections that exists between people who are in polyamorous relationships, for example between one person, their partner, and that person's partner.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Constellate (verb)

    To join luster; to shine with united radiance, or one general light.

  • Constellate

    To unite in one luster or radiance, as stars.

  • Constellate

    To set or adorn with stars or constellations; as, constellated heavens.

  • Constellation (noun)

    A cluster or group of fixed stars, or division of the heavens, designated in most cases by the name of some animal, or of some mythologial personage, within whose imaginary outline, as traced upon the heavens, the group is included.

  • Constellation (noun)

    An assemblage of splendors or excellences.

  • Constellation (noun)

    Fortune; fate; destiny.

Webster Dictionary
  • Constellate (verb)

    scatter or intersperse like dots or studs;

    "Hills constellated with lights"

  • Constellate (verb)

    come together as in a cluster or flock;

    "The poets constellate in this town every summer"

  • Constellate (verb)

    form a constellation or cluster

  • Constellation (noun)

    an arrangement of parts or elements;

    "the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"

  • Constellation (noun)

    a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

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