matriculate [v] begin, enroll enter, join, register, sign up for; concepts 114,119 —Ant. graduate

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  • Matriculate — Ma*tric u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Matriculated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Matriculating}.] [L. matricula a public roll or register, dim. of matrix a mother, in respect to propagation, also, a public register. See {Matrix}.] To enroll; to enter in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Matriculate — Ma*tric u*late, v. i. To go though the process of admission to membership, as by examination and enrollment, in a society or college. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Matriculate — Ma*tric u*late, a. Matriculated. Skelton. n. One who is matriculated. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • matriculate — index register Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • matriculate — (v.) 1570s, to admit a student to a college by enrolling his name on the register, from L.L. matriculatus, pp. of matriculare to register, from L. matricula public register, dim. of matrix (gen. matricis) list, roll, also sources, womb (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • matriculate — ► VERB ▪ enrol or be enrolled at a college or university. DERIVATIVES matriculation noun. ORIGIN Latin matriculare, from matricula register , diminutive of matrix …   English terms dictionary

  • matriculate — [mə trik′yo͞o lāt΄, mə trik′yəlāt΄; ] for n. [, mə trik′yo͞olit, mə trik′yəlit, mə trik′yo͞olāt΄, mə trik′yəlāt΄] vt., vi. matriculated, matriculating [< ML matriculatus, pp. of matriculare, to register < LL matricula, dim. of matrix: see… …   English World dictionary

  • matriculate — [[t]mətrɪ̱kjʊleɪt[/t]] matriculates, matriculating, matriculated VERB In some countries, if you matriculate, you register formally as a student at a university, or you satisfy the academic requirements necessary for registration for a course.… …   English dictionary

  • matriculate — UK [məˈtrɪkjʊleɪt] / US [məˈtrɪkjəˌleɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms matriculate : present tense I/you/we/they matriculate he/she/it matriculates present participle matriculating past tense matriculated past participle matriculated formal to… …   English dictionary

  • matriculate — ma|tric|u|late [məˈtrıkjuleıt] v [i]formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Medieval Latin; Origin: , past participle of matriculare, from Late Latin matricula official list of members , from matrix list ] to officially begin studying at a university or, in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English