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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.
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In accordance with this rule it may safely be assumed that the forefathers of Boston had built the first prison-house somewhere in the Vicinity of Cornhill, almost as seasonably as they marked out the first burial-ground, on Isaac Johnson's lot, and round about his grave, which subsequently became the nucleus of all the congregated sepulchres in the old churchyard of King's Chapel.
And in August, high in air, the beautiful and bountiful horse-chestnuts, candelabra-wise, proffer the passer-by their tapering upright cones of congregated blossoms.
The French, retreating in 1812- though according to tactics they should have separated into detachments to defend themselves- congregated into a mass because the spirit of the army had so fallen that only the mass held the army together.
The sort of living being which lay upon that plank on the morning of Quasimodo, in the year of the Lord, 1467, appeared to excite to a high degree, the curiosity of the numerous group which had congregated about the wooden bed.
What struck me as most remarkable about this assemblage and the hall in which they were congregated was the fact that the creatures were entirely out of proportion to the desks, chairs, and other furnishings; these being of a size adapted to human beings such as I, whereas the great bulks of the Martians could scarcely have squeezed into the chairs, nor was there room beneath the desks for their long legs.
Here we found congregated all those who dwelt in our section of the valley; and here we bathed with them.
But, the turning of the road took him by the back of the booth, and at the back of the booth a number of children were congregated in a number of stealthy attitudes, striving to peep in at the hidden glories of the place.
They went a little apart from the knot of people who had congregated about the coach, and fell upon each other's neck, and sobbed, and wept with joy.
I sent one of the prisoners ashore to demand an immediate sur-render; but as he told me afterward they wouldn't be-lieve all that he told them, so they congregated on the cliff-top and shot futile arrows at us.
He remarked that the bulls and cows generally congregated in separate herds.
It was time, indeed, for our conference to terminate; for, when I glanced around, behold all the boarders (the day-scholars had departed) were congregated within a yard or two of my desk, and stood staring with eyes and mouths wide open; the three maitresses formed a whispering knot in one corner, and, close at my elbow, was the directress, sitting on a low chair, calmly clipping the tassels of her finished purse.
The whole seven of this forlorn fraternity of adventurers, thus accidentally congregated on the banks of Snake River, were making arrangements once more to cross the mountains, when some Indian scouts brought word of the approach of the little band headed by John Reed.