Col·league n. A partner or associate in some civil or ecclesiastical office or employment. It is never used of partners in trade or manufactures.
Syn: -- Helper; assistant; coadjutor; ally; associate; companion; confederate.
Col·league v. t. & i. To unite or associate with another or with others. [R.]
n 1: an associate you work with [syn: co-worker, fellow worker,
2: a person who is member of your class or profession; "the
surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his
fellow hackers" [syn: confrere, fellow]