Congest meaning

kən-jĕst'
To overfill or overcrowd.

Trucks congested the tunnel.

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To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in (a vessel or organ).
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To become congested.
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To fill to excess; overcrowd.

A congested highway.

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To become congested.
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To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in a vessel or organ.
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In Ireland and Scotland, a tenant living on land whose resources do not support him adequately.

The large farmer's land was divided among adjoining congests.

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Origin of congest

  • Latin congerere congest- to heap up, crowd together com- com- gerere to carry
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition