The definition of aggregate is a whole or total amount of something.(adjective)
The definition of aggregate is a fruit or flower that has many similar parts or clusters that form it.(adjective)
An example of an aggregate fruit is the blackberry.
Aggregate is defined as a complete amount.(noun)
An example of an aggregate would be the total number of students in all of one grade level.
Aggregate means to combine or mix together.(verb)
An example of aggregate is to mix ingredients for concrete together.
To aggregate is to add together.(verb)
An example of aggregate is to add individual amounts of candy bars sold to find the total.
Aggregate is defined as “in total.”(idiom)
An example of usage of the word aggregate as an idiom would be to say “In aggregate, we raised $1000 in funds by selling Girl Scout Cookies.”
See aggregate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L aggregatus, pp. of aggregare, to lead to a flock, add to < ad-, to + gregare, to herd < grex (gen. gregis), a herd
See aggregate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English aggregat
Origin: , from Latin aggregātus
Origin: , past participle of aggregāre, to add to
Origin: : ad-, ad-
Origin: + gregāre, to collect (from grex, greg-, flock; see ger- in Indo-European roots).
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