Thursday, February 25, 2016

Word of the Day for Thursday, February 25, 2016

concatenate \kon-KAT-n-eyt\, verb:
1. To link together; unite in a series or chain.
1. Linked together, as in a chain.

While I began to immerse myself in this difficult new venture, the summer would bring in fresh distraction from my loneliness, and it is indeed curious how events concatenate.
-- John O'Meara, "Defending Her Son"

But when, as in this vintage, the conditions concatenate ideally, the result is - I'm sure you'll agree - vivid and appealing.
-- Stephen Fry, "The Liar"

Concatenate stems from the Latin word concatēnātus meaning "to link together." Word of the Day