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con·gre·gate

 (kŏng′grĭ-gāt′)
tr. & intr.v. con·gre·gat·ed, con·gre·gat·ing, con·gre·gates
To bring or come together in a group, crowd, or assembly. See Synonyms at gather.
adj. (-gĭt)
Involving a group: congregate living facilities for senior citizens.

[Middle English congregaten, from Latin congregāre, congregāt- : com-, com- + gregāre, to assemble (from grex, greg-, herd; see ger- in Indo-European roots).]

con′gre·ga′tive adj.
con′gre·ga′tor n.

congregate

vb
to collect together in a body or crowd; assemble
adj
1. collected together; assembled
2. relating to collecting; collective
[C15: from Latin congregāre to collect into a flock, from grex flock]
ˈcongreˌgative adj
ˈcongreˌgativeness n
ˈcongreˌgator n

con•gre•gate

(v. ˈkɒŋ grɪˌgeɪt; adj. ˈkɒŋ grɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt)

v. -gat•ed, -gat•ing,
adj. v.i., v.t.
1. to come or bring together in a crowd, body, or mass; assemble, esp. in large numbers; collect.
adj.
2. congregated; assembled.
3. formed by collecting; collective.
4. of or pertaining to group housing that combines individual living quarters with communal facilities for food, care, and recreation.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin congregātus, past participle of congregāre to form into a flock or group =con- con- + -gregāre, derivative of grex flock; compare gregarious]
con′gre•ga`tive, adj.
con′gre•ga`tive•ness, n.
con′gre•ga`tor, n.

congregate


Past participle: congregated
Gerund: congregating

Imperative
congregate
congregate
Present
I congregate
you congregate
he/she/it congregates
we congregate
you congregate
they congregate
Preterite
I congregated
you congregated
he/she/it congregated
we congregated
you congregated
they congregated
Present Continuous
I am congregating
you are congregating
he/she/it is congregating
we are congregating
you are congregating
they are congregating
Present Perfect
I have congregated
you have congregated
he/she/it has congregated
we have congregated
you have congregated
they have congregated
Past Continuous
I was congregating
you were congregating
he/she/it was congregating
we were congregating
you were congregating
they were congregating
Past Perfect
I had congregated
you had congregated
he/she/it had congregated
we had congregated
you had congregated
they had congregated
Future
I will congregate
you will congregate
he/she/it will congregate
we will congregate
you will congregate
they will congregate
Future Perfect
I will have congregated
you will have congregated
he/she/it will have congregated
we will have congregated
you will have congregated
they will have congregated
Future Continuous
I will be congregating
you will be congregating
he/she/it will be congregating
we will be congregating
you will be congregating
they will be congregating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been congregating
you have been congregating
he/she/it has been congregating
we have been congregating
you have been congregating
they have been congregating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been congregating
you will have been congregating
he/she/it will have been congregating
we will have been congregating
you will have been congregating
they will have been congregating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been congregating
you had been congregating
he/she/it had been congregating
we had been congregating
you had been congregating
they had been congregating
Conditional
I would congregate
you would congregate
he/she/it would congregate
we would congregate
you would congregate
they would congregate
Past Conditional
I would have congregated
you would have congregated
he/she/it would have congregated
we would have congregated
you would have congregated
they would have congregated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.congregate - come together, usually for a purpose; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
foregather, forgather, gather, assemble, meet - collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"

congregate

congregate

verb
Translations
يَجْتَمِع، يَحْتَشِد
shromáždit seshromažďovat se
forsamle sig
safnast saman
kongregacijaparapija
sapulcētiessapulcināt

congregate

[ˈkɒŋgrɪgeɪt] VIreunirse, congregarse

congregate

[ˈkɒŋgrɪgeɪt] vise rassembler, se réunir

congregate

visich sammeln; (on a particular occasion) → sich versammeln; to be congregated in …sich sammeln/versammeln in (+dat)

congregate

[ˈkɒŋgrɪˌgeɪt] viradunarsi, congregarsi, riunirsi

congregate

(ˈkoŋgrigeit) verb
to come or bring together. A large crowd congregated in the street.
ˌcongreˈgation noun
a group gathered together, especially people in a church for a service, or belonging to a church. The minister visited all the members of his congregation.
References in classic literature ?
The dry-goods stores were not down among the counting-houses, banks, and wholesale warerooms, where gentlemen most do congregate, but Jo found herself in that part of the city before she did a single errand, loitering along as if waiting for someone, examining engineering instruments in one window and samples of wool in another, with most unfeminine interest, tumbling over barrels, being half-smothered by descending bales, and hustled unceremoniously by busy men who looked as if they wondered `how the deuce she got there'.
Dantes was tossed about on these doubts and wishes, when the patron, who had great confidence in him, and was very desirous of retaining him in his service, took him by the arm one evening and led him to a tavern on the Via del' Oglio, where the leading smugglers of Leghorn used to congregate and discuss affairs connected with their trade.
Tailors and shoemakers, being sedentary men, will chiefly congregate into one part of the procession and march under similar banners of disease; but among them we may observe here and there a sickly student, who has left his health between the leaves of classic volumes; and clerks, likewise, who have caught their deaths on high official stools; and men of genius too, who have written sheet after sheet with pens dipped in their heart's blood.
In the busy street, in the crowded room, in the grind of work, in the whirl of pleasure, amid the many or amid the few--wherever men congregate together, wherever the music of human speech is heard and human thought is flashed from human eyes, there, shunned and solitary, the shy man, like a leper, stands apart.
Captain Nichols wandered about the streets for an hour of bitter cold, and then made his way to the Place Victor Gelu, where the sailor-men are wont to congregate.
Sailors were shouldering the luggage, and people were beginning to congregate.
To the Arcade there are two entrances, and with much to be sung in laudation of that which opens from the Strand I yet on the whole prefer the other as the more truly romantic, because it is there the tattered ones congregate, waiting to see the Davids emerge with the magic lamp.
As for cats -- well, surely ALL the Kingsport cats can't congregate there at night, but half of them must.
It was in the quiet at the end of the day, when we began to congregate in the open space before climbing into our caves.
So vast was the dome that there was a large space in the middle of the cave, in front of all these houses, where the creatures might congregate as in a great hall.
The dark-complexioned men who wear large rings, and heavy watch-guards, and bushy whiskers, and who congregate under the Opera Colonnade, and about the box-office in the season, between four and five in the afternoon, when they give away the orders,--all live in Golden Square, or within a street of it.
When an animal is killed in the country, it is well know that the condors, like other carrion-vultures, soon gain intelligence of it, and congregate in an inexplicable manner In most cases it must not be overlooked, that the bird have discovered their prey, and have picked the skeleto clean, before the flesh is in the least degree tainted.