Definition of Congregate

1. Verb. Come together, usually for a purpose. "The crowds congregate in the streets"; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"




Definition of Congregate

1. a. Collected; compact; close.

2. v. t. 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.

3. v. i. To come together; to assemble; to meet.

Definition of Congregate

1. Adjective. (rare) Collected; compact; close. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) : 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. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) : To come together; to assemble; to meet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Congregate

1. [v -GATED, -GATING, -GATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Congregate

congratulating
congratulation
congratulations
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congratulator
congratulators
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congratz
congree
congreed
congrees
congreet
congreets
congregant
congregants
congregate (current term)
congregated
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congregationally
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Literary usage of Congregate

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1. Prison Methods in New York State, a Contribution to the Study of the Theory by Philip Klein (1920)
"The term " congregate " is often applied to cottages as well, when inmates occupy dormitories ... congregate system. 2. Pennsylvania or separate system. 3. ..."

2. Correction and Prevention by Eugene Smith, Hastings Hornell Hart (1910)
"The cost of fuel and light is |ii per child in the congregate institutions, ... Examination, however, shows that the congregate institutions include three ..."

3. Preventive Treatment of Neglected Children by Hastings Hornell Hart (1910)
"The cost of fuel and light is $11 per child in the congregate institutions, ... Examination, however, shows that the congregate institutions include three ..."

4. Jewish Philanthropy: An Exposition of Principles and Methods of Jewish by Boris David Bogen (1917)
"... A. congregate SYSTEMS The institutional care of orphans received the approbation of the Jews as early as 1832, when the Hebrew Benevolent and Orphan ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1860)
"... places where these birds congregate and deposit their eggs, are frequently called ... congregate ..."

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