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Pronunciation:  'kânsun`treyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a concentrated example; "the concentrate of contemporary despair"
  2. [n]  a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water
  3. [n]  the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
  4. [v]  cook until very little liquid is left, as of sauces; "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
  5. [v]  be cooked until very little is left; as of sauces; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
  6. [v]  make dense or denser; of the solvent of a solution
  7. [v]  make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
  8. [v]  compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
  9. [v]  make central; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
  10. [v]  focus one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
  11. [v]  draw together or meet in one common center; "These groups concentrate in the inner cities"

CONCENTRATE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: boil down, center, centralise, centralize, centre, condense, decoct, dressed ore, focus, pore, reduce, rivet
 Antonyms: decentralise, decentralize, deconcentrate
 See Also: abbreviate, abridge, absorb, alter, capsule, capsulise, capsulize, cerebrate, change, change state, cogitate, contract, converge, cut, decrease, diminish, encapsulate, engross, engulf, epitome, evaporated milk, fall, food product, foodstuff, foreshorten, frozen orange juice, hear, image, immerse, lessen, listen, minify, orange-juice concentrate, ore, paradigm, plunge, prototype, recall, shorten, soak up, steep, take heed, telescope, think, tomato concentrate, turn, zoom in



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Con*cen"trate\ (? or ?), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Concentrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concentrating}.] [Pref. con-
    + L. centrum center. Cf. {Concenter}.]
    1. To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite
       more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force; to
       fix; as, to concentrate rays of light into a focus; to
       concentrate the attention.
             (He) concentrated whole force at his own camp.
    2. To increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a
       liquid or an ore; to intensify, by getting rid of useless
       material; to condense; as, to concentrate acid by
       evaporation; to concentrate by washing; -- opposed to
             Spirit of vinegar concentrated and reduced to its
             greatest strength.                    --Arbuthnot.
    Syn: To combine; to condense; to consolidate.
  2. \Con*cen"trate\ (? or ?), v. i.
    To approach or meet in a common center; to consolidate; as,
    population tends to concentrate in cities.
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