col·lab·o·rate [kuh-lab-uh-reyt] (previously 03-27-13)
verb (used without object), col·lab·o·rat·ed, col·lab·o·rat·ing.
1. to work, one with another; cooperate, as on a literary work: They collaborated on a novel.
2. to cooperate, usually willingly, with an enemy nation, especially with an enemy occupying one's country: He collaborated with the Nazis during World War II.
Can be confused: collaborate, corroborate.
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2. collude, join, assist, abet.
Origin: 1870–75; < Late Latin collaboratus (past participle of collaborare ), equivalent to col- col- + labor work + -atus -ate
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