aggregate

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈægrɪgət/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/adj., n. ˈægrɪgɪt, -ˌgeɪt; v. -ˌgeɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(adj., n. agri git, -gāt′; v. agri gāt′)


Inflections of 'aggregate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
aggregates
v 3rd person singular
aggregating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
aggregated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
aggregated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ag•gre•gate /adj., n. ˈægrɪgɪt, -ˌgeɪt; v. -ˌgeɪt/USA pronunciation   adj., n., v.,  -gat•ed, -gat•ing. 
adj. [before a noun]
  1. formed by joining or collecting into a whole mass or sum;
    combined:the aggregate amount.

n. [countable]
  1. a sum, mass, or collection of individual items:an aggregate of some 500 points earned over 5 years.

v. 
  1. to (cause to) come together into one mass or whole: [~ + object]Sociologists aggregated the data for several groups.[no object]The white blood cells aggregated in the wound to fight infection.
Idioms
  1. Idioms in the aggregate, considered as a whole:Savings in the aggregate are on the upswing.

See -greg-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ag•gre•gate  (adj., n. agri git, -gāt′;v. agri gāt′),USA pronunciation adj., n., v.,  -gat•ed, -gat•ing. 
adj. 
  1. formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum;
    total;
    combined:the aggregate amount of indebtedness.
  2. [Bot.]
    • Botany(of a flower) formed of florets collected in a dense cluster but not cohering, as the daisy.
    • Botany(of a fruit) composed of a cluster of carpels belonging to the same flower, as the raspberry.
  3. Geology(of a rock) consisting of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.

n. 
  1. a sum, mass, or assemblage of particulars;
    a total or gross amount:the aggregate of all past experience.
  2. Geologya cluster of soil granules not larger than a small crumb.
  3. Buildingany of various loose, particulate materials, as sand, gravel, or pebbles, added to a cementing agent to make concrete, plaster, etc.
  4. Mathematicsset (def. 110).
  5. in the aggregate, taken or considered as a whole:In the aggregate, our losses have been relatively small.

v.t. 
  1. to bring together;
    collect into one sum, mass, or body.
  2. to amount to (the number of ):The guns captured will aggregate five or six hundred.

v.i. 
  1. to combine and form a collection or mass.
ag•gre•ga•ble  (adj., n. agri git, -gāt′;v. agri gāt′),USA pronunciation adj.  aggre•gate•ly, adj. 
aggre•gate•ness, n. 
ag•gre•ga•to•ry  (adj., n. agri git, -gāt′;v. agri gāt′),USA pronunciation adj. 
  • Latin aggregātus (past participle of aggregāre), equivalent. to ag- ag- + greg- (stem of grex flock) + -ātus -ate1
  • late Middle English 1375–1425
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged added, complete, whole.
    • 9.See corresponding entry in Unabridged assemble, amass, accumulate, gather.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
aggregate adj /ˈæɡrɪɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt/
  1. formed of separate units collected into a whole; collective; corporate
  2. (of fruits and flowers) composed of a dense cluster of carpels or florets
n /ˈæɡrɪɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt/
  1. a sum or assemblage of many separate units; sum total
  2. a rock, such as granite, consisting of a mixture of minerals
  3. the sand and stone mixed with cement and water to make concrete
  4. in the aggregatetaken as a whole
vb /ˈæɡrɪˌɡeɪt/
  1. to combine or be combined into a body, etc
  2. (transitive) to amount to (a number)
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin aggregāre to add to a flock or herd, attach (oneself) to, from grex flock

aggregative /ˈæɡrɪˌɡeɪtɪv/ adj
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