Definition of Ligatures:

  1. Specially designed characters that combine two (such as fi in fight) or three (such as ffi in affiliate) characters to give a better eye appeal to the printed text. They are, however, not considered appropriate for headlines.

  2. A character consisting of two or more joined letters, e.g. æ, fl.

  3. Bind or connect with a ligature.

  4. A slur or tie.

  5. A thing used for tying or binding something tightly.

How to use Ligatures in a sentence?

  1. There was no sign of the ligature which strangled her.
  2. The ampersand is an ancient Roman symbol derived from the ligature or combination into one character of the e and t in the Latin et, meaning and.

Meaning of Ligatures & Ligatures Definition