A member of a college. A collegiate church, one that has no bishop's see, but has its college of dean, canons, and prebends, and is regulated, in matters of divine service, as a cathedral.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Containing a college; instituted after the manner of a college; collegiate church, a church built and endowed for a corporate body, having dean, canons, prebends, & c., like a cathedral, but not a bishop's see; in Scotland, a church with two ministers of equal rank.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Pertaining to a college; containing a college; instituted like a college; said of a church under a joint pastorate.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Pertaining to or resembling a college: containing a college, as a town: instituted like a college.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Pertaining to a college or collegians.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
A member of a college.
- Newage Dictionary DB (noun) (n.) (noun)
Of or pertaining to a college.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)

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Without the students they trained it is difficult to imagine where the first classes to graduate would have received the preparation which enabled the University to maintain collegiate instead of preparatory, courses,- the rock upon which so many institutions stumbled.
- The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
The stranger, were he rich in good traditions, would pause in admiration of the pure collegiate gothic style of the low hall that extended north and south three hundred feet in either direction from the base of the great tower; he would note the artistry of the iron- braced, oaken doors, flanked at the lintels by inscrutable faces of carven stone, of the windows with their diamonded panes of milky glass peeping through a wilderness of encroaching vines.
- The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
In effect Marly was preserved and kept up; and it is the Cardinal Fleury, with his collegiate proctor's avarice, who has stripped it of its river, which was its most superb charm.
- The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon