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aggregate

ag·gre·gate

aggregate

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ae gr giht
definition: a sum, combination, or composite of separable elements.
The aggregate of her experiences lent her wisdom.Concrete is an aggregate composed of mineral elements mixed with cement.
synonyms:
amount, combination, composite, compound, sum, sum total, total, totality
antonyms:
constituent
similar words:
aggregation, all, complement, concrete, entirety, gross, summation, whole
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: ae gr giht
definition 1: added up, combined, or considered as a whole.
aggregate wages
synonyms:
added up, combined, complete, entire, total, whole
antonyms:
individual
similar words:
all, grouped, joined, united
definition 2: formed in a dense cluster or mass.
aggregate fruit
synonyms:
agglomerated, clustered, massed
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: ae gr geIt
inflections: aggregated, aggregates, aggregating
definition 1: to collect in one mass or sum.
The museum aggregated numerous works of the artist that had previously been in the hands of private collectors.If we aggregate our funds, we'll have enough capital to start the business.
synonyms:
accumulate, amass, assemble, collect, compile, garner, group
similar words:
compose, gather, lump together, mass, sum, unite
definition 2: to add up to.
Her debts aggregated thousands of dollars.
synonyms:
add up to, sum up to, total
similar words:
equal, number
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: ae gr geIt
definition: to combine or unite into a mass or whole.
synonyms:
agglomerate, amass, combine, swarm, unite
similar words:
collect, crowd, gather, group
derivations: aggregative (adj.), aggregately (adv.)
Word Parts
The word aggregate contains the following parts:
ag- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ag- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before roots beginning with "g." See ad-.
greg Latin root that means flock, gathering