Aggregate meaning

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Aggregate means to combine or mix together.

An example of aggregate is to mix ingredients for concrete together.

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A total considered with reference to its constituent parts; a gross amount.
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The mineral materials, such as sand or stone, used in making concrete.
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A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; – in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.
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To aggregate is to add together.

An example of aggregate is to add individual amounts of candy bars sold to find the total.

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To gather, collect or assemble. For example, "to aggregate data" means to gather separate sets of data. As a noun, "aggregate data" is data that has been collected from two or more sources. See content aggregator.
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The sum, total, or whole of all the parts.
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Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.
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Aggregate is defined as “in 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.”

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The definition of aggregate is a whole or total amount of something.

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.

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Constituting or amounting to a whole; total.

Aggregate sales in that market.

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(botany) Crowded or massed into a dense cluster.
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To gather into a mass, sum, or whole.

Aggregated the donations into one bank account.

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To amount to; total.

Revenues will aggregate more than one million dollars.

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To come together or collect in a mass or whole.
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(geol.) Made up of a mixture of mineral fragments, crystals, or similar materials.

An aggregate rock.

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A group or mass of distinct things gathered into, or considered as, a total or whole.
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The sand or pebbles added to cement in making concrete or mortar.
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An aggregate rock.
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To gather into a whole or mass.
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To amount to; total.
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To collect or combine.
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A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; something consisting of elements but considered as a whole.
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(music) The full chromatic scale of twelve equal tempered pitches.
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(roofing) Crushed stone, crushed slag or water-worn gravel used for surfacing a built-up roof system.
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Solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material, as distinguished from the matrix and any fibers or reinforcements, especially the gravel and sand added to concrete. (technical)
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Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective; combined; added up.
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Consisting or formed of smaller objects or parts.
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Formed into clusters or groups of lobules.

Aggregate glands.

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(botany) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.
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United into a common organized mass; said of certain compound animals.
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To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum.

The aggregated soil.

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To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
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To amount in the aggregate to.

Ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.

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The definition of aggregate is a fruit or flower that has many similar parts or clusters that form it.

An example of an aggregate fruit is the blackberry.

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Aggregate is defined as a complete amount.

An example of an aggregate would be the total number of students in all of one grade level.

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Composed of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.
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To collect (content from different sources on the Internet) into one webpage or newsreader.
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Gathered into, or considered as, a whole; total.

The aggregate number of unemployed.

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in the aggregate
  • Taken into account as a whole:
    Unit sales for December amounted in the aggregate to 100,000.
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in the aggregate
  • taken all together
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

in the aggregate
in the aggregate

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

  • From Latin aggregātus, perfect passive participle of aggregō (“I flock together”), from ag-, combining form of ad (“to, toward”), + gregō (“I flock or group”), from grex (“flock”). Compare gregarious.

    From Wiktionary