What does aggregate mean?

Definitions for aggregate
ˈæg rɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt; -ˌgeɪtag·gre·gate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aggregate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sum, total, totality, aggregatenoun

    the whole amount

  2. aggregatenoun

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

  3. aggregate, congeries, conglomerationadjective

    a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

  4. aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, massadjective

    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. aggregateverb

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

    "raspberries are aggregate fruits"

  6. aggregateverb

    amount in the aggregate to

  7. aggregate, combineverb

    gather in a mass, sum, or whole

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Aggregateadjective

    Framed by the collection of any particular parts into one mass, body, or system.

    Etymology: aggregatus, Lat.

    They had, for a long time together, produced many other inept combinations, or aggregate forms of particular things, and nonsensical systems of the whole. John Ray, on the Creation.

  2. Aggregatenoun

    The complex or collective result of the conjunction or acervation of many particulars.

    Etymology: from the verb.

    The reason of the far greatest part of mankind, is but an aggregate of mistaken phantasms, and, in things not sensible, a constant delusion. Joseph Glanvill, Scepsis Scientifica.

    A great number of such living and thinking particles could not possibly, by their mutual contact, and pressing, and striking, compose one greater individual animal, with one mind and understanding, and a vital consension of the whole body; any more than a swarm of bees, or a crowd of men and women, can be conceived to make up one particular living creature, compounded and constituted of the aggregate of them all. Richard Bentley.

  3. To AGGREGATEverb

    To collect together; to heap many particulars into one mass.

    Etymology: aggrego, Lat.

    The aggregated soil
    Death, with his mace petrisick, cold, and dry,
    As with a trident, smote. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. x.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aggregateverb

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

  2. Aggregateverb

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

  3. Aggregateverb

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

  4. Aggregateadjective

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

  5. Aggregateadjective

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

  6. Aggregateadjective

    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. Aggregateadjective

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

  8. Aggregateadjective

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

  9. Aggregatenoun

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

  10. Aggregatenoun

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

  11. Etymology: [L. aggregatus, p. p.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aggregate

    ag′greg-āt, v.t. to collect into a mass: to accumulate.—v.i. (rare) to add as a member to a society: to combine with.—adj. formed of parts taken together.—n. the sum total.—adv. Ag′gregately.—n. Aggregā′tion, act of aggregating: state of being collected together: an aggregate.—adj. Ag′gregative. [L. aggregāre, -ātum, to bring together, as a flock—ad, to, grex, gregis, a flock.]

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggregate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggregate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of aggregate in a Sentence

  1. Yehia Zaki:

    It varies depending on which ministry, which agency, but the aggregate of it for me as a private sector consultant is positive, is better than other interactions with Egyptian governments.

  2. Wilbert Van Der Klaauw:

    The aggregate balances of newly opened mortgage and auto loans sharply increased in 2021.

  3. Philip Barach:

    First, the ETF's asset mix differs from the Barclays U.S. Aggregate benchmark, second, management seeks to add value through security selection and portfolio construction. In particular, we try to create a portfolio which yields more and has less interest-rate sensitivity than the Barclays Aggregrate.

  4. David Lebovitz:

    While things look fairly valued in aggregate, it's too late to sell the energy sector and too early to buy it.

  5. Peter Sokolowski:

    The ability of those spellers was simply greater in aggregate than we prepared for, they were structurally prepared for kind of a duel between two spellers. What they recognized was they didnt have enough words of that very high level, of the most difficult level. ... They were all difficult words, but not the most difficult words. They had already gone through them.

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  • مجموعArabic
  • общ, съвкупност, присъединявам се, съединявам, съставен, сумарен, пълнител, агрегатBulgarian
  • AggregatGerman
  • σύνολοGreek
  • total, conjunto, agregado, juntar, conglomerado, sumarSpanish
  • تجمیعPersian
  • kokonaissumma, kokonaisuus, kerätä, kokouma, koota yhteen, runkoaine, aggregaatti, kokonaismäärä, liittää, ryhmittää, keräytymäFinnish
  • agrégat, granulatsFrench
  • tionólIrish
  • agregatIndonesian
  • aggregato, aggregareItalian
  • 集計Japanese
  • 골재Korean
  • aggregateLatin
  • samenvoegen, massa, chromatische toonladder, zich verenigen, samenstel, complex, geheel, aggregaat, bedragen, twaalftonenreeksDutch
  • agregatPolish
  • agregadoPortuguese
  • tot, masăRomanian
  • slå samman, sammanfogaSwedish
  • agrega, yığın, yığmak, kitle, küme, kütle, toplamakTurkish

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