aggregate (n.)

  1. the whole amount

    [ Syn: sum , total , totality ]

  2. material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to make concrete, mortar, or plaster

  3. a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

    [ Syn: congeries , conglomeration ]

    aggregate (adj.)

  1. formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole; aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year; the aggregated amount of indebtedness

    [ Syn: aggregated , aggregative , mass ]

  2. composed of a dense cluster of separate units such as carpels or florets or drupelets; raspberries are aggregate fruits'

    aggregate (v.)

  1. amount in the aggregate to

  2. gather in a mass, sum, or whole

    [ Syn: combine ]

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