come together, usually for a purpose
"The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
: To collect into an assembly or assemblage; to assemble; to bring into one place, or into a united body; to gather together; to mass; to compact.
: To come together; to assemble; to meet.
Collected; compact; close.
Origin: congregatus, past participle of congregare; from con- + gregare, from grex. See gregarious.
collected; compact; close
to collect into an assembly or assemblage; to assemble; to bring into one place, or into a united body; to gather together; to mass; to compact
to come together; to assemble; to meet
Origin: [L. congregatus, p. p. of congregare to congregate; on- + gregare to collect into a flock, fr. grex flock, herd. See Gregarious.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kong′gre-gāt, v.t. to gather together: to assemble.—v.i. to flock together.—p.adj. Congregat′ed, assembled: aggregated.—n. Congregā′tion, the act of congregating: an assemblage of persons or things: (O.T.) a name given to the children of Israel: a body of people united to worship in a particular church: the name given to the body of Protestant Reformers in Scotland in the time of Mary.—adj. Congregā′tional, pertaining to a congregation.—ns. Congregā′tionalism, a form of church government in which each congregation is independent in the management of its own affairs—also called Independency; Congregā′tionalist, adherent of Congregationalism. [L. congregāre, -ātum—con, together, and grex, gregis, a flock.]
The numerical value of congregate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of congregate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Most airports were not built to have people congregate at doors, and every time you stop people, you're interfering with what airports were supposed to be doing. You're trapping people in a line where if something did happen these people would not be able to scatter.
There’s beauty in numbers, there’s security in numbers. So our target is to congregate all the people in five major urban settlements and provide them with means of livelihood, education, health care and, of course, security, it’s a long-term solution, certainly.
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