congregate

  • 1 Congregate — Con gre*gate, v. i. To come together; to assemble; to meet. [1913 Webster] Even there where merchants most do congregate. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Congregate — Con gre*gate, a. [L. congregatus, p. p. of congregare to congregate; on + gregare to collect into a flock, fr. grex flock, herd. See {Gregarious}.] Collected; compact; close. [R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Congregate — may refer to: Congregating the Sick, 2005 album by Swedish band Ribspreader Gathering place, a location where people gather or congregate Kongregate, game aggregation website See also Congregation (disambiguation) This disambiguation page li …

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  • 4 congregate — I verb accumulate, aggregate, aggroup, amass, assemble, bring together, bring together in a crowd, bunch, cluster, collect, collect into a focus, come in contact, come together, compile, concentrate, conglomerate, congregari, convene, converge,… …

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  • 5 congregate — [käŋ′grə gāt΄, kän′grə gāt΄; ] for adj. [, käŋ′grəgit, kän′grəgit] vt., vi. congregated, congregating [< L congregatus, pp. of congregare, to congregate < com , together + gregare, to collect into a flock, gather < grex, a flock: see… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Congregate — Con gre*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Congregated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Congregating}] To collect into an assembly or assemblage; to assemble; to bring into one place, or into a united body; to gather together; to mass; to compact. [1913 Webster] Any… …

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  • 7 congregate — (v.) mid 15c., from L. congregatus flocking together, pp. of congregare to herd together, collect in a flock, swarm; assemble, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + gregare to collect into a flock, gather, from grex (gen. gregis) a flock (see… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 congregate — *gather, assemble, collect Analogous words: swarm, *teem Antonyms: disperse …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 congregate — [v] assemble, come together besiege, bunch up*, collect, concentrate, congress, convene, converge, convoke, corral, flock*, forgather, gang around, gang up, gather, hang out*, make the scene*, mass, meet, meet up, muster, pack, raise, rally,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 congregate — ► VERB ▪ gather into a crowd or mass. ORIGIN Latin congregare collect (into a flock) , from grex a flock …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 congregate — [[t]kɒ̱ŋgrɪgeɪt[/t]] congregates, congregating, congregated VERB When people congregate, they gather together and form a group. Youngsters love to congregate here in the evenings outside cinemas showing American films... Visitors congregated on… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 congregate — UK [ˈkɒŋɡrɪɡeɪt] / US [ˈkɑŋɡrəˌɡeɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms congregate : present tense I/you/we/they congregate he/she/it congregates present participle congregating past tense congregated past participle congregated to gather together in …

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  • 13 congregate — I. verb ( gated; gating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin congregatus, past participle of congregare, from com + greg , grex flock Date: 15th century transitive verb to collect into a group or crowd ; assemble intransitive verb to come… …

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  • 14 congregate — con|gre|gate [ˈkɔŋgrıgeıt US ˈka:ŋ ] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of congregare, from com ( COM ) + grex [i] crowd ] to come together in a group ▪ Crowds began to congregate to hear the President s speech …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 congregate — verb (I) to come together in a group: Crowds began to congregate to hear the President s speech …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 congregate — congregative, adj. congregativeness, n. congregator, n. v. /kong gri gayt /; adj. /kong gri git, gayt /, v., congregated, congregating, adj. v.i. 1. to come together; assemble, esp. in large numbers: People waiting for rooms congregated in the… …

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  • 17 congregate — 1. adjective /ˈkɒŋ.ɡɹə.ɡeɪt/ Collected; compact; close. 2. verb /ˈkɒŋ.ɡɹə.ɡeɪt/ a) To collect into an assembly or assemblage; to assemble; to bring into one place, or into a united body; to gather together; to ma …

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  • 18 congregate — Synonyms and related words: assemble, bunch, bunch up, clot, cluster, collect, come together, congress, converge, copulate, couple, crowd, date, flock together, flow together, forgather, fuse, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, herd… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 congregate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. assemble, convene, meet, converge; see gather 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. gather, mass, cluster, collect, flock, group, crowd together, muster, convene, throng, concentrate. ANT.: scatter, disperse III (Roget s… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 congregate — con|gre|gate [ kaŋgrə,geıt ] verb intransitive to gather together in a group: Tourists congregated along the river s edge …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English