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Meaning of CONGREGATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]'kânggrugit, [v]'kânggru`geyt, 'kângree`geyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  brought together into a group or crowd; "the accumulated letters in my office"
  2. [v]  move together
 

CONGREGATE is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: accumulated, amassed, assembled, collect, collected, concentrated, gather, massed
 
 See Also: clump, cluster, constellate, crowd, crowd together, flock, fort, fort up, hive, move

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
          Any multitude of Christian men congregated may be
          termed by the name of a church.          --Hooker.
    
          Cold congregates all bodies.             --Coleridge.
    
          The great receptacle Of congregated waters he called
          Seas.                                    --Milton.
    
    
  3. \Con"gre*gate\, v. i.
    To come together; to assemble; to meet.
    
          Even there where merchants most do congregate. --Shak.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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 together, hive, horde, huddle, league, link, mass, meet, merge, mill, muster, raise, rally, rally around, rendezvous, seethe, stream, surge, swarm, teem, throng, unite
 

 

 

 

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