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

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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
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