Definition of abligate in English:

abligate

verb

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

Pronunciation

abligate

/abˈlʌɪɡeɪt/ /ablɪˈɡeɪt/

Origin

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