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.
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collude, participate, conspire, cooperate, concur, concert, coact, cofunction, coproduce, interface
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2. collude, join, assist, abet.
Origin: 1870–75; < Late Latin collaboratus (past participle of collaborare ), equivalent to col- col-1 + labor work + -atus -ate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLLABORATE
“I was delighted to collaborate,” he said in the interview with Retro Report.
BRINGING EL SALVADOR NUN KILLERS TO JUSTICE|RAYMOND BONNER|NOVEMBER 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It also made it easier for people of different viewpoints to collaborate.
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He was the first person to collaborate with Cuba after the trade embargo of 1960.
THE MAN BEHIND MARILYN MALKOVICH|JUSTIN JONES|OCTOBER 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another vital way to expand the pie is to collaborate with industry partners.
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Kimberlin even agreed to collaborate on a book about his story.
THE WEIRDEST STORY ABOUT A CONSERVATIVE OBSESSION, A CONVICTED BOMBER, AND TAYLOR SWIFT YOU HAVE EVER READ|DAVID WEIGEL|AUGUST 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fra Angelico and Rubens might collaborate to produce this picture.
THE NOTE-BOOKS OF SAMUEL BUTLER|SAMUEL BUTLER
If only painters could unite in order to collaborate in the production of great things!
THE LETTERS OF A POST-IMPRESSIONIST|VINCENT VAN GOGH
I naturally expressed my readiness to collaborate in the future.
THE RUSSIAN TURMOIL|ANTON IVANOVICH DENIKIN
If we both could do the same thing, we wouldn't need to collaborate.
BAMBI|MARJORIE BENTON COOKE
I suggested to them to collaborate with me, and trust me with a libretto.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSIC|CHARLES GOUNOD