Definition of aggregate :
1. A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; - in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.
2. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.
3. Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.
4. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective.
5. Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands.
6. Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.
7. To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
8. To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.
9. To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. The aggregated soil.
10. United into a common organized mass; - said of certain compound animals.
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add (part of speech: verb)
collected (part of speech: adjective)
collect (part of speech: verb)
- The modern idea of a town is that of a mere local aggregate of individuals, each pursuing a trade or calling with a view to the world- market at large. - "German Culture Past and Present", Ernest Belfort Bax.
- The correct answer, however, requires more heaps, but a smaller aggregate number of blocks. - "Amusements in Mathematics", Henry Ernest Dudeney.
- Upon it, in its broadest and truest sense, depends the capacity of men, in the aggregate, for successful concerted action. - "Over the Top With the Third Australian Division", G. P. Cuttriss.