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ag·gre·gate

 (ăg′rĭ-gĭt)
adj.
1. Constituting or amounting to a whole; total: aggregate sales in that market.
2. Botany Crowded or massed into a dense cluster.
3. Composed of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.
n.
1. A total considered with reference to its constituent parts; a gross amount: "An empire is the aggregate of many states under one common head" (Edmund Burke).
2. The mineral materials, such as sand or stone, used in making concrete.
v. (-gāt′) ag·gre·gat·ed, ag·gre·gat·ing, ag·gre·gates
v.tr.
1. To gather into a mass, sum, or whole: aggregated the donations into one bank account.
2. To amount to; total: Revenues will aggregate more than one million dollars.
3. To collect (content from different sources on the internet) into one webpage or newsreader.
v.intr.
To come together or collect in a mass or whole: "Some [bacteria]aggregate so closely as to mimic a multicellular organism" (Gina Kolata). "The first stars began to form when hydrogen and helium gas left over from the Big Bang aggregated into dense clouds" (Paul Davies).
Idiom:
in the aggregate
Taken into account as a whole: Unit sales for December amounted in the aggregate to 100,000.

[Middle English aggregat, from Latin aggregātus, past participle of aggregāre, to add to : ad-, ad- + gregāre, to collect (from grex, greg-, flock; see ger- in Indo-European roots).]

ag′gre·gate·ly adv.
ag′gre·ga′tion n.
ag′gre·ga′tive adj.

aggregate

adj
1. formed of separate units collected into a whole; collective; corporate
2. (Botany) (of fruits and flowers) composed of a dense cluster of carpels or florets
n
3. a sum or assemblage of many separate units; sum total
4. (Geological Science) geology a rock, such as granite, consisting of a mixture of minerals
5. (Building) the sand and stone mixed with cement and water to make concrete
6. (Botany) a group of closely related biotypes produced by apomixis, such as brambles, which are the Rubus fruticosus aggregate
7. in the aggregate taken as a whole
vb
8. to combine or be combined into a body, etc
9. (tr) to amount to (a number)
[C16: from Latin aggregāre to add to a flock or herd, attach (oneself) to, from grex flock]
ˈaggregately adv
aggregative adj
ˈaggreˌgatively adv

ag•gre•gate

(adj., n. ˈæg rɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt; v. -ˌgeɪt)

adj., n., v. -gat•ed, -gat•ing. adj.
1. formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined.
2.
a. (of a flower) formed of florets collected in a dense cluster but not cohering, as the daisy.
b. (of a fruit) composed of a cluster of carpels belonging to the same flower, as the raspberry.
3. (of a rock) consisting of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.
n.
4. 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.
v.t.
6. to bring together; collect into one sum, mass, or body.
7. to amount to (the number of).
v.i.
8. to combine and form a collection or mass.
Idioms:
in the aggregate, considered as a whole.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin aggregātus, past participle of aggregāre to join together]
ag′gre•gate•ly, adv.

Aggregate

 an assemblage collected into one body, e.g., a house is an aggregate of bricks, timber, etc. See also collection, combination, compound, sum.
Examples: aggregate of activities, 1855; of small bubbles, 1677; of confusions and incongruities, 1878; of all past experience.

aggregate


Past participle: aggregated
Gerund: aggregating

Imperative
aggregate
aggregate
Present
I aggregate
you aggregate
he/she/it aggregates
we aggregate
you aggregate
they aggregate
Preterite
I aggregated
you aggregated
he/she/it aggregated
we aggregated
you aggregated
they aggregated
Present Continuous
I am aggregating
you are aggregating
he/she/it is aggregating
we are aggregating
you are aggregating
they are aggregating
Present Perfect
I have aggregated
you have aggregated
he/she/it has aggregated
we have aggregated
you have aggregated
they have aggregated
Past Continuous
I was aggregating
you were aggregating
he/she/it was aggregating
we were aggregating
you were aggregating
they were aggregating
Past Perfect
I had aggregated
you had aggregated
he/she/it had aggregated
we had aggregated
you had aggregated
they had aggregated
Future
I will aggregate
you will aggregate
he/she/it will aggregate
we will aggregate
you will aggregate
they will aggregate
Future Perfect
I will have aggregated
you will have aggregated
he/she/it will have aggregated
we will have aggregated
you will have aggregated
they will have aggregated
Future Continuous
I will be aggregating
you will be aggregating
he/she/it will be aggregating
we will be aggregating
you will be aggregating
they will be aggregating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been aggregating
you have been aggregating
he/she/it has been aggregating
we have been aggregating
you have been aggregating
they have been aggregating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been aggregating
you will have been aggregating
he/she/it will have been aggregating
we will have been aggregating
you will have been aggregating
they will have been aggregating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been aggregating
you had been aggregating
he/she/it had been aggregating
we had been aggregating
you had been aggregating
they had been aggregating
Conditional
I would aggregate
you would aggregate
he/she/it would aggregate
we would aggregate
you would aggregate
they would aggregate
Past Conditional
I would have aggregated
you would have aggregated
he/she/it would have aggregated
we would have aggregated
you would have aggregated
they would have aggregated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aggregate - the whole amountaggregate - the whole amount      
whole, unit - an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"
2.aggregate - material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to make concrete, mortar, or plaster
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
3.aggregate - a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
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
sum total, summation, sum - the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
Verb1.aggregate - amount in the aggregate to
add up, amount, come - develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"
2.aggregate - gather in a mass, sum, or whole
unitise, unitize - make into a unit; "unitize a car body"
amalgamate, commix, mingle, unify, mix - to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
Adj.1.aggregate - 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"
collective - forming a whole or aggregate
2.aggregate - composed of a dense cluster of separate units such as carpels or florets or drupelets; "raspberries are aggregate fruits"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"

aggregate

noun
1. total, body, whole, amount, collection, mass, sum, combination, pile, mixture, bulk, lump, heap, accumulation, assemblage, agglomeration society viewed as an aggregate of individuals
adjective
1. collective, added, mixed, combined, collected, corporate, assembled, accumulated, composite, cumulative the rate of growth of aggregate demand
verb
1. combine, mix, collect, assemble, heap, accumulate, pile, amass We should never aggregate votes to predict results under another system.

aggregate

noun
1. A number or quantity obtained as a result of addition:
Archaic: tale.
2. An amount or quantity from which nothing is left out or held back:
Informal: work (used in plural).
Idioms: everything but the kitchen sink, lock, stock, and barrel, the whole ball of wax.
verb
1. To bring together so as to increase in mass or number:
2. To come to in number or quantity:
Idiom: add up to.
Translations
مَجْمُوع
souhrnúhrn
heildarupphæî, samtala
suma
kopsumma

aggregate

A. [ˈægrɪgɪt] N
1. (= total) → conjunto m
on aggregateen conjunto
Scotland won 5-4 on aggregateganó Escocia por 5 a 4 en conjunto
in the aggregateen conjunto, en total
2. (Geol, Constr) → agregado m
B. [ˈægrɪgɪt] ADJtotal, global
C. [ˈægrɪgeɪt] VTjuntar, sumar

aggregate

[ˈægrɪgət]
n
(= total) → ensemble m, total m
an aggregate of → un total de
in aggregate, in the aggregate (= in total) → dans l'ensemble
(SPORT) on aggregate → au total des points
Raith Rovers won 3-2 on aggregate → Raith Rovers a gagné 3 à 2 au total des points.
modif
aggregate score → score m total

aggregate

n
Gesamtmenge f, → Summe f, → Gesamtheit f; considered in (the) aggregateinsgesamt betrachtet; on aggregate (Sport) → in der Gesamtwertung
(Build) → Zuschlagstoffe pl; (Geol) → Gemenge nt
adjgesamt, Gesamt-; aggregate valueGesamtwert m
vt
(= gather together)anhäufen, ansammeln
(= amount to)sich belaufen auf (+acc)
visich anhäufen, sich ansammeln

aggregate

[ˈægrɪgɪt]
1. n
a. (total) → insieme m
in the aggregate → nel complesso
on aggregate (Sport) → con punteggio complessivo
b. (Geol) → aggregato (Constr) → materiali mpl inerti
2. adjcomplessivo/a

aggregate

(ˈӕgrigət) noun
a total. What is the aggregate of goals from the two football matches?
References in classic literature ?
Customers came in, as the forenoon advanced, but rather slowly; in some cases, too, it must be owned, with little satisfaction either to themselves or Miss Hepzibah; nor, on the whole, with an aggregate of very rich emolument to the till.
Show me an individual Fool, and I will show you an aggregate Society which gives that highly-favored personage nine chances out of ten -- and grudges the tenth to the wisest man in existence.
Micawber, with some heat, 'it may be better for me to state distinctly, at once, that if I were to develop my views to that assembled group, they would possibly be found of an offensive nature: my impression being that your family are, in the aggregate, impertinent Snobs; and, in detail, unmitigated Ruffians.
Perceiving further, that in order to understand these relations I should sometimes have to consider them one by one and sometimes only to bear them in mind, or embrace them in the aggregate, I thought that, in order the better to consider them individually, I should view them as subsisting between straight lines, than which I could find no objects more simple, or capable of being more distinctly represented to my imagination and senses; and on the other hand, that in order to retain them in the memory or embrace an aggregate of many, I should express them by certain characters the briefest possible.
In populous cities, it may be enough the subject of conjecture, to occasion the oppression of individuals, without much aggregate benefit to the State; but beyond these circles, it must, in a great measure, escape the eye and the hand of the tax-gatherer.
By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or a minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adversed to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the community.
In a primitive state of society, the enjoyments of life, though few and simple, are spread over a great extent, and are unalloyed; but Civilization, for every advantage she imparts, holds a hundred evils in reserve;--the heart-burnings, the jealousies, the social rivalries, the family dissentions, and the thousand self-inflicted discomforts of refined life, which make up in units the swelling aggregate of human misery, are unknown among these unsophisticated people.
Yes sair,” returned the Frenchman, whose prominent eyes were watching the precarious footsteps of the beast he rode, as it picked its dangerous way among the roots of trees, holes, log bridges, and sloughs that formed the aggregate of the highway.
She believed herself to feel too much of it in the aggregate for honesty or safety in particulars.
At these reunions I had to play the part of host--to meet and entertain fat mercantile parvenus who were impossible by reason of their rudeness and braggadocio, colonels of various kinds, hungry authors, and journalistic hacks-- all of whom disported themselves in fashionable tailcoats and pale yellow gloves, and displayed such an aggregate of conceit and gasconade as would be unthinkable even in St.
This excellent result is effected by societies for all manner of virtuous purposes, with which a man has merely to connect himself, throwing, as it were, his quota of virtue into the common stock, and the president and directors will take care that the aggregate amount be well applied.
I looked at the passengers in masses, and thought of them in their aggregate relations.