At a party when everyone gathers in the kitchen, this is an example of when everyone congregates in the kitchen.
intransitive verb-·gat·ed, -·gat·ing
Origin of congregatefrom Classical Latin congregatus, past participle of congregare, to congregate from com-, together + gregare, to collect into a flock, gather from grex, a flock: see gregarious
- assembled; collected
tr. & intr.v.con·gre·gat·ed, con·gre·gat·ing, con·gre·gates
Origin of congregateMiddle English congregaten from Latin congregāre congregāt- com- com- gregāre to assemble ( from grex greg- herd ; see ger- in Indo-European roots.)
(comparative more congregate, superlative most congregate)
(third-person singular simple present congregates, present participle congregating, simple past and past participle congregated)