Colligation

Definition of Colligation

Col`li`ga´tion
n.1.A binding together.
2.(Logic) That process by which a number of isolated facts are brought under one conception, or summed up in a general proposition, as when Kepler discovered that the various observed positions of the planet Mars were points in an ellipse.
Colligation is not always induction, but induction is always colligation.
- J. S. Mill.

Related Words

anastomosis, associate, colligate, conjugation, conjunction, connect, inosculation, junction, link, link up, relate, synapse, tie in, unification, union
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