Definition of abligate in English:

abligate

verb

rare
  • Veterinary Medicine. To tie off with sutures or clips; to subject to the tying off of a body part.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From ab- + ligate.

Pronunciation

abligate

/ablɪˈɡeɪt//abˈlʌɪɡeɪt/