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AGGREGATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does aggregate mean? 

AGGREGATE (noun)
  The noun AGGREGATE has 2 senses:

1. a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
2. the whole amount

  Familiarity information: AGGREGATE used as a noun is rare.


AGGREGATE (adjective)
  The adjective AGGREGATE has 2 senses:

1. gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole
2. formed of separate units in a cluster

  Familiarity information: AGGREGATE used as an adjective is rare.


AGGREGATE (verb)
  The verb AGGREGATE has 2 senses:

1. amount in the aggregate to
2. gather in a mass, sum, or whole

  Familiarity information: AGGREGATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AGGREGATE (noun)


Sense 1aggregate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

aggregate; congeries; conglomeration

Hypernyms ("aggregate" is a kind of...):

sum; sum total; summation (the final aggregate)

Meronyms (members of "aggregate"):

plankton (the aggregate of small plant and animal organisms that float or drift in great numbers in fresh or salt water)

nekton (the aggregate of actively swimming animals in a body of water ranging from microscopic organisms to whales)


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Meaning:

The whole amount

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

total; aggregate; totality; sum

Hypernyms ("aggregate" is a kind of...):

unit; whole (an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity)


AGGREGATE (adjective)


Sense 1aggregate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole

Synonyms:

aggregate; aggregated; aggregative; mass

Context examples:

aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year / the aggregated amount of indebtedness

Similar:

collective (forming a whole or aggregate)


Sense 2aggregate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Formed of separate units in a cluster

Context example:

raspberries are aggregate fruits

Similar:

multiple (having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual)

Domain category:

botany; phytology (the branch of biology that studies plants)


AGGREGATE (verb)


Sense 1aggregate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Amount in the aggregate to

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Hypernyms (to "aggregate" is one way to...):

add up; amount; come (develop into)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 2aggregate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gather in a mass, sum, or whole

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

aggregate; combine

Hypernyms (to "aggregate" is one way to...):

amalgamate; commix; mingle; mix; unify (to bring or combine together or with something else)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "aggregate"):

unitise; unitize (make into a unit)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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