from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To form or cause to form a group or cluster.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To combine as a cluster
- v. To fit, adorn (as if) with constellations
- v. To (form a) cluster.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To join luster; to shine with united radiance, or one general light.
- transitive v. To unite in one luster or radiance, as stars.
- transitive v. To set or adorn with stars or constellations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To join luster; shine with united radiance or one general light.
- To unite (several shining bodies) in one illumination.
- To form into or furnish with constellations or stars.
- To place in a constellation or mate with stars.
- To group in or as if in a constellation: as, the constellated graces of faith, hope, and charity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. form a constellation or cluster
- v. scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
- v. come together as in a cluster or flock
Back-formation from constellation.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From (the stem of) Latin constellatus ("starred") + -ate. (Wiktionary)