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CONGREGATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does congregate mean? 

CONGREGATE (adjective)
  The adjective CONGREGATE has 1 sense:

1. brought together into a group or crowd

  Familiarity information: CONGREGATE used as an adjective is very rare.


CONGREGATE (verb)
  The verb CONGREGATE has 1 sense:

1. come together, usually for a purpose

  Familiarity information: CONGREGATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONGREGATE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Brought together into a group or crowd

Synonyms:

accumulated; amassed; assembled; congregate; massed; collected

Context example:

the accumulated letters in my office

Similar:

concentrated (gathered together or made less diffuse)


CONGREGATE (verb)


Sense 1congregate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come together, usually for a purpose

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve

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

assemble; foregather; forgather; gather; meet (collect in one place)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

The crowds congregate in the streets


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