aggregate

  • 1 aggregate — ag·gre·gate 1 / a grə gət/ adj: taken as a total aggregate liability ag·gre·gate 2 / a grə ˌgāt/ vb gat·ed, gat·ing vt 1: to combine or gather into a whole class members may aggregate their indiv …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Aggregate — may refer to: * Aggregate (composite), in materials science, a component of a composite material used to resist compressive stress * Construction aggregate, materials used in construction, including sand, gravel, crushed stone, slag, or recycled… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 aggregate — n 1 *sum, total, whole, number, amount, quantity Antonyms: individual: particular 2 Aggregate, aggregation, conglomerate, conglomeration, agglomerate, agglomeration denote a mass formed by parts or particles that are not merged into each other.… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 aggregate — [ag′rə git; ] for v. [, ag′rəgāt΄] adj. [L aggregatus, pp. of aggregare, to lead to a flock, add to < ad , to + gregare, to herd < grex (gen. gregis), a herd] 1. gathered into, or considered as, a whole; total [the aggregate number of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Aggregate — Ag gre*gate, n. 1. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: In an aggregate the particulars are less intimately mixed than in a compound. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physics) …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Aggregate — Ag gre*gate, a. [L. aggregatus, p. p.] 1. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective. [1913 Webster] The aggregate testimony of many hundreds. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Formed into clusters or groups …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 aggregate — [adj] forming a collection from separate parts accumulated, added, amassed, assembled, collected, collective, combined, composite, corporate, cumulative, heaped, mixed, piled, total; concept 781 Ant. individual, part, particular aggregate [n]… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 Aggregate — Ag gre*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aggregated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aggregating}.] [L. aggregatus, p. p. of aggregare to lead to a flock or herd; ad + gregare to collect into a flock, grex flock, herd. See {Gregarious}.] 1. To bring together; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 aggregate — ► NOUN 1) a whole formed by combining several different elements. 2) the total score of a player or team in a fixture comprising more than one game or round. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ formed or calculated by the combination of many separate items. ► VERB ▪… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 aggregate — ▪ I. aggregate ag‧gre‧gate 1 [ˈægrɪgt] noun [countable] 1. the total after a lot of different parts or figures have been added together: • If workers seek greater increases in wages, they will in the aggregate (= in total ) bring about higher… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 aggregate — aggregates, aggregating, aggregated (The adjective and noun are pronounced [[t]æ̱grɪgət[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]æ̱grɪgeɪt[/t]].) 1) ADJ: ADJ n An aggregate amount or score is made up of several smaller amounts or scores added together.… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 aggregate — 01. His [aggregate] score for the two rounds of golf was by far the best in the tournament. 02. Manchester has beaten Liverpool three times this season, with an [aggregate] score of 7 3. 03. The three riders with the lowest [aggregate] times… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 aggregate — I UK [ˈæɡrɪɡət] / US adjective [only before noun] business a) total the aggregate value of all shares purchased b) used for describing the total amount of something in a country s economy aggregate demand/supply: an increase in aggregate demand… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 aggregate — aggregable /ag ri geuh beuhl/, adj. aggregately, adj. aggregateness, n. aggregatory /ag ri geuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. adj., n. /ag ri git, gayt /; v. /ag ri gayt /, adj., n., v., aggregated, aggregating. adj. 1. formed by the conjunction or… …

    Universalium

  • 15 aggregate — ag|gre|gate1 [ˈægrıgıt] n formal 1.) the total after a lot of different figures or points have been added together aggregate of ▪ The smaller minorities got an aggregate of 1,327 votes. ▪ In the aggregate (=as a group or in total) , women outlive …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 aggregate — ag|gre|gate1 [ ægrıgət ] adjective only before noun BUSINESS total: the aggregate value of all the shares purchased a. used for describing the total amount of something in a country s economy: aggregate demand/supply: an increase in aggregate… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 aggregate — {{11}}aggregate (adj.) c.1400, from L. aggregatus associated, lit. united in a flock, pp. of aggregare add to (a flock), lead to a flock, bring together (in a flock), from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + gregare herd (see GREGARIOUS (Cf. gregarious)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 18 aggregate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English aggregat, from Latin aggregatus, past participle of aggregare to add to, from ad + greg , grex flock Date: 15th century formed by the collection of units or particles into a body, mass, or amount ;… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 aggregate — 1 noun (C) 1 the total after a lot of different parts or figures have been added together: Society is not just an aggregate of individuals. | on aggregate BrE (=when the points are added together): Manchester United won 2 1 on aggregate. | in… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 aggregate — adjective /ˈægrəgət / (say agruhguht) 1. formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined: the aggregate amount owed in taxes. 2. Botany a. (of a flower) formed of florets collected in a dense… …

    Australian English dictionary


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