Definition of congregate:
concenter, lump, garner, collected, concentrate, amass, accumulated, forgather, concentrated, assembled, massed, round up, corral, amassed, conglomerate, pick up, cluster, collect, call, constellate, flock, accumulate, gather, meet with, get together, summon, group, bulk, flash mob, convoke, rendezvous, converge.
Here those whom the French call " worth- nothings" congregate peacefully and happily, to look at the sea and contemplate life from that reflective and calm standpoint which is only to be enjoyed by the man who has nothing to lose.- "The Isle of Unrest", Henry Seton Merriman.
He went down into the large hall where the gentlemen generally congregate; and there, in great distress of mind, he paced up and down the marble floor, exchanging nothing but the briefest salutations and answers with the acquaintances he occasionally encountered.- "The Late Mrs. Null", Frank Richard Stockton.
- "The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.