Definitions for Aggregateˈæg rɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt; -ˌgeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ag•gre•gateˈæg rɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt; -ˌgeɪt(adj., n.; v.; adj.; n.)-gat•ed, -gat•ing.

  1. (adj.)formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined.

  2. (of a flower) formed of florets collected in a dense cluster but not cohering, as the daisy. (of a fruit) composed of a cluster of carpels belonging to the same flower, as the raspberry.

    Category: Botany

  3. (of a rock) consisting of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.

    Category: Geology

  4. (n.)a sum, mass, or assemblage of particulars; a total or gross amount.

  5. any of various loose, particulate materials, as sand, gravel, or pebbles, added to a cementing agent to make concrete, plaster, etc.

    Category: Building Trades

  6. (v.t.)to bring together; collect into one sum, mass, or body.

  7. to amount to (the number of).

  8. (v.i.)to combine and form a collection or mass.

Idioms for aggregate:

  1. in the aggregate, considered as a whole.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of aggregate:

1375–1425; late ME < L aggregātus, ptp. of aggregāre to join together


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sum, total, totality, aggregate(noun)

    the whole amount

  2. aggregate(noun)

    material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to make concrete, mortar, or plaster

  3. aggregate, congeries, conglomeration(adj)

    a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

  4. aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, mass(adj)

    formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole

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

  5. aggregate(verb)

    composed of a dense cluster of separate units such as carpels or florets or drupelets

    "raspberries are aggregate fruits"

  6. aggregate(verb)

    amount in the aggregate to

  7. aggregate, combine(verb)

    gather in a mass, sum, or whole

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aggregate(verb)

    to bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The aggregated soil."

  2. Aggregate(verb)

    to add or unite, as, a person, to an association

  3. Aggregate(verb)

    to amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels

  4. Aggregate(adj)

    formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective

  5. Aggregate(adj)

    formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands

  6. Aggregate(adj)

    composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry

  7. Aggregate(adj)

    having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means

  8. Aggregate(adj)

    united into a common organized mass; -- said of certain compound animals

  9. Aggregate(noun)

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

  10. Aggregate(noun)

    a mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; -- in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles


  1. Aggregate

    Aggregate is the component of a composite material that resists compressive stress and provides bulk to the composite material. For efficient filling, aggregate should be much smaller than the finished item, but have a wide variety of sizes. For example, the particles of stone used to make concrete typically include both sand and gravel.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Aggregate' in Adjectives Frequency: #953

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