Definition of Aggregate

1. Noun. The whole amount.

Exact synonyms: Sum, Total, Totality
Generic synonyms: Unit, Whole
Derivative terms: Sum, Summate, Total, Total

2. Verb. Amount in the aggregate to.
Generic synonyms: Add Up, Amount, Come

3. Adjective. Formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole. "The aggregated amount of indebtedness"
Exact synonyms: Aggregated, Aggregative, Mass
Similar to: Collective

4. Noun. Material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to make concrete, mortar, or plaster.
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff

5. Verb. Gather in a mass, sum, or whole.
Exact synonyms: Combine
Specialized synonyms: Unitise, Unitize
Generic synonyms: Amalgamate, Commix, Mingle, Mix, Unify
Derivative terms: Aggregative, Aggregator, Combination, Combination, Combination, Combination, Combine, Combining

6. Adjective. Composed of a dense cluster of separate units such as carpels or florets or drupelets. "Raspberries are aggregate fruits"
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Similar to: Multiple

7. Noun. A sum total of many heterogenous things taken together.
Exact synonyms: Congeries, Conglomeration
Member holonyms: Plankton, Nekton
Generic synonyms: Sum, Sum Total, Summation
Derivative terms: Conglomerate

Definition of Aggregate

1. v. t. To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The aggregated soil."

2. a. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective.

3. n. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.

Definition of Aggregate

1. Noun. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; something consisting of elements but considered as a whole.(rfex) ¹

2. Noun. A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; – in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.(rfex) ¹

3. Noun. (mathematics obsolete) A set (gloss collection of objects). ¹

4. Noun. (music) The full chromatic scale of twelve equal tempered pitches. ¹

5. Noun. (context: roofing) Crushed stone, crushed slag or water-worn gravel used for surfacing a built-up roof system. ¹

6. Noun. Solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material, as distinguished from the matrix and any fibers or reinforcements, especially the gravel and sand added to concrete. (technical) ¹

7. Adjective. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective; combined; added up ¹

8. Adjective. Consisting or formed of smaller objects or parts. ¹

9. Adjective. Formed into clusters or groups of lobules. ¹

10. Adjective. (botany) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry. ¹

11. Adjective. Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means. ¹

12. Adjective. United into a common organized mass; said of certain compound animals. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive) To add or unite, as, a person, to an association. ¹

15. Verb. (transitive) To amount in the aggregate to. ¹

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Definition of Aggregate


Medical Definition of Aggregate

1. A group of species, other than a subgenus, within a genus, or a group of subspecies within a species. An aggregate may be denoted by a group name interpolated in parentheses. (09 Jan 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aggregate

aggregate (current term)
aggregate anaphylaxis
aggregate fruit
aggregate fruits
aggregate glands
aggregate species
aggregated lymphatic follicles
aggregated lymphatic follicles of vermiform appendix
aggregated lymphatic nodules

Literary usage of Aggregate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pelicotetics, Or, The Science of Quantity: Or, The Science of Quantity. An by Archibald Sandeman (1868)
"But since ten is the sum and therefore equal to the aggregate of nine and one, ... But since the aggregate of one and one is two, to nine put each and the ..."

2. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1913)
"Each bateh of concrete as deposited in the road should be watched that the mortar does not flow to the edge of the pile and leave a core of aggregate ..."

3. The Theory of Functions of a Real Variable and the Theory of Fourier's Series by Ernest William Hobson (1907)
"An aggregate may be denoted symbolically by a large letter M, the elements of the aggregate by small letters m; and the constitution of the aggregate may be ..."

4. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"aggregate Data Studies One set of recent studies of cigarette demand used aggregate data. Price elasticity estimates obtained from these studies ranged from ..."

5. Annual Report (1913)
"The wearing surface shall consist of a paving composition of bituminous cement and mineral aggregate spread evenly and rolled into the binder course. ..."

6. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"Corporations aggregate—b. Corporations sole.—The first division of corporations is into aggregate and sole. Corporations aggregate consist of many persons ..."

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