An example of aggregate is to mix ingredients for concrete together.
An example of aggregate is to add individual amounts of candy bars sold to find the total.
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.”
An example of the adjective aggregate would be to describe the total amount of cars sold by a sales team in one month.
An example of the adjective aggregate would be how the President represents the total population of the country; the aggregate population.
An example of the adjective aggregate would be the federal unemployment rate which is a combination measure of the unemployment rates of all the communities across the country.
Aggregate sales in that market.
Aggregated the donations into one bank account.
Revenues will aggregate more than one million dollars.
An aggregate rock.
The aggregated soil.
Ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.
An example of an aggregate fruit is the blackberry.
An example of an aggregate would be the total number of students in all of one grade level.
The aggregate number of unemployed.
- Taken into account as a whole:Unit sales for December amounted in the aggregate to 100,000.
- taken all together
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of aggregate
- Middle English aggregat from Latin aggregātus past participle of aggregāre to add to ad- ad- gregāre to collect (from grex greg- flock ger- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition