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Meaning of "concentrate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONCENTRATE

Back formation from concentration, ultimately from Latin com- same + centrumcentre.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONCENTRATE

concentrate  [ˈkɒnsənˌtreɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONCENTRATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Concentrate is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb concentrate in English.

WHAT DOES CONCENTRATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Concentrate

A concentrate is a form of substance which has had the majority of its base component removed. Typically this will be the removal of water from a solution or suspension, such as the removal of water from fruit juice. One benefit of producing a concentrate is that of a reduction in weight and volume for transportation as the concentrate can be reconstituted at the time of usage by the addition of the solvent.

Definition of concentrate in the English dictionary

The first definition of concentrate in the dictionary is to come or cause to come to a single purpose or aim. Other definition of concentrate is to make or become denser or purer by the removal of certain elements, esp the solvent of a solution. Concentrate is also to remove rock or sand from to make it purer.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CONCENTRATE

PRESENT

Present
I concentrate
you concentrate
he/she/it concentrates
we concentrate
you concentrate
they concentrate
Present continuous
I am concentrating
you are concentrating
he/she/it is concentrating
we are concentrating
you are concentrating
they are concentrating
Present perfect
I have concentrated
you have concentrated
he/she/it has concentrated
we have concentrated
you have concentrated
they have concentrated
Present perfect continuous
I have been concentrating
you have been concentrating
he/she/it has been concentrating
we have been concentrating
you have been concentrating
they have been concentrating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I concentrated
you concentrated
he/she/it concentrated
we concentrated
you concentrated
they concentrated
Past continuous
I was concentrating
you were concentrating
he/she/it was concentrating
we were concentrating
you were concentrating
they were concentrating
Past perfect
I had concentrated
you had concentrated
he/she/it had concentrated
we had concentrated
you had concentrated
they had concentrated
Past perfect continuous
I had been concentrating
you had been concentrating
he/she/it had been concentrating
we had been concentrating
you had been concentrating
they had been concentrating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will concentrate
you will concentrate
he/she/it will concentrate
we will concentrate
you will concentrate
they will concentrate
Future continuous
I will be concentrating
you will be concentrating
he/she/it will be concentrating
we will be concentrating
you will be concentrating
they will be concentrating
Future perfect
I will have concentrated
you will have concentrated
he/she/it will have concentrated
we will have concentrated
you will have concentrated
they will have concentrated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been concentrating
you will have been concentrating
he/she/it will have been concentrating
we will have been concentrating
you will have been concentrating
they will have been concentrating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would concentrate
you would concentrate
he/she/it would concentrate
we would concentrate
you would concentrate
they would concentrate
Conditional continuous
I would be concentrating
you would be concentrating
he/she/it would be concentrating
we would be concentrating
you would be concentrating
they would be concentrating
Conditional perfect
I would have concentrate
you would have concentrate
he/she/it would have concentrate
we would have concentrate
you would have concentrate
they would have concentrate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been concentrating
you would have been concentrating
he/she/it would have been concentrating
we would have been concentrating
you would have been concentrating
they would have been concentrating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you concentrate
we let´s concentrate
you concentrate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to concentrate
Past participle
concentrated
Present Participle
concentrating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONCENTRATE


arbitrate
ˈɑːbɪˌtreɪt
birostrate
ˌbaɪˈrɒsˌtreɪt
bitartrate
baɪˈtɑːˌtreɪt
calyptrate
kəˈlɪpˌtreɪt
deconcentrate
diːˈkɒnsənˌtreɪt
demonstrate
ˈdɛmənˌstreɪt
erostrate
ɪˈrɒsˌtreɪt
illustrate
ˈɪləˌstreɪt
impetrate
ˈɪmpɪˌtreɪt
infiltrate
ˈɪnfɪlˌtreɪt
interpenetrate
ˌɪntəˈpɛnɪˌtreɪt
penetrate
ˈpɛnɪˌtreɪt
perpetrate
ˈpɜːpɪˌtreɪt
recalcitrate
rɪˈkælsɪˌtreɪt
reconcentrate
riːˈkɒnsənˌtreɪt
rostrate
ˈrɒsˌtreɪt
straight
streɪt
substrate
ˈsʌbstreɪt
trait
treɪt
verticillastrate
ˌvɜːtɪsɪˈlæsˌtreɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONCENTRATE

concelebrant
concelebrate
concelebration
concent
concenter
concentrated
concentratedly
concentration
concentration camp
concentration span
concentrative
concentratively
concentrativeness
concentrator
concentre
concentric
concentrical
concentrically
concentricity
concentus

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONCENTRATE

accurate
administrate
ammonium nitrate
calcium citrate
castrate
cellulose nitrate
citrate
contrate
filtrate
frustrate
lustrate
magistrate
nitrate
orchestrate
prostrate
remonstrate
sequestrate
silver nitrate
sodium nitrate
tartrate
titrate

Synonyms and antonyms of concentrate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONCENTRATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «concentrate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of concentrate

Translation of «concentrate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONCENTRATE

Find out the translation of concentrate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of concentrate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «concentrate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

集中
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

concentrarse
570 millions of speakers

English

concentrate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ध्यान केंद्रित
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

يُرَكِّزُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

концентрировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

concentrar-se
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘনীভূত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

se concentrer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menumpukan perhatian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

konzentrieren (sich)
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

集中する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

집중하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konsentrasi
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tập trung
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கவனம் செலுத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लक्ष केंद्रित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yoğunlaşmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

concentrarsi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skoncentrować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

концентруватися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a se concentra
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συγκεντρώνομαι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konsentreer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

koncentrera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konsentrere (seg)
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of concentrate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCENTRATE»

The term «concentrate» is very widely used and occupies the 12.571 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCENTRATE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «concentrate» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «concentrate» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about concentrate

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONCENTRATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word concentrate.
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Alvar Aalto
We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city.
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Cecelia Ahern
We have a tendency to put ourselves last, we concentrate on everything else; work, friends, family, home issues, but we ignore the deeper stuff until it becomes so compressed that it can explode.
3
Jamie Bamber
The problem with the treadmill is I just don't know what to do in my head. You either stare at the mirror or concentrate on the TV. It makes me ill because I can't relax on a treadmill.
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Ferdinand Christian Baur
It was my study of the two Corinthian letters that first caused me to concentrate my attention more directly on the relation of the apostle Paul to the older apostles.
5
Beck
You can't meditate on walking or certain human habits. You concentrate too much on the way you walk, and you'll start walking pretty weird.
6
Ross Bleckner
I like my surroundings to be pretty spare and severe. It helps me to concentrate on my work. All I ever do here is go from my studio to my bedroom. Everything else is extraneous. I never entertain, because to me, New York is about meeting people in public spaces, absorbing a little bit of their energy.
7
Andrew Bogut
This is my job and I respect it enough to concentrate on it.
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Ewen Bremner
If I watch something, I want to be wondering what is going to happen next; I want to be engaged in a way that makes me ask questions and think about how I can relate myself to the characters and the issues that are there. But if it's just fluff, and everything is spelt out, I find it difficult to concentrate.
9
Bill Callahan
I will concentrate on playing guitar, on lyrics and on singing. I am a part of things; I am not the encompassing 'Smog.'
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Andrew Carnegie
Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONCENTRATE»

Discover the use of concentrate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to concentrate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Public Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide
Public Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed.
Colin Faragher, 2013
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Just How to Concentrate
1923 "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might." Chapter Headings: Appled Concentration; Memory Drills; Just How to Concentrate; Concentration & Poise; the Right Pull.
Elizabeth Towne, 1971
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Evidence Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide
Including revision tips and advice for extra marks, alongside a thorough and focussed breakdown of the key topics and cases, this guide will help you to get the most out of your revision and to maximise your performance in exams.
Maureen Spencer, John Spencer, 2012
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Commercial Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide
Including revision tips and advice for extra marks, alongside a thorough and focussed breakdown of the key topics and cases, this guide will help you to get the most out of your revision and to maximise your performance in exams.
Eric Baskind, 2012
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Contract Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide
Contract Law Concentrate is a high quality revision guide which covers the key topics found on undergraduate courses. A number of pedagogical features help with the preparation for exams and suggest ways to improve marks.
Jill Poole, 2013
6
Library Juice Concentrate
The aim of the essays in Library Juice Concentrate is to provoke original thought and to encourage newcomers in the field to participate in professional discourse with confidence and with attention to the intellectual and political ...
Rory Litwin, 2010
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Human Rights Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide
Including revision tips and advice for extra marks, alongside a thorough and focussed breakdown of the key topics and cases, this guide will help you to get the most out of your revision and to maximise your performance in exams.
Bernadette Rainey, 2012
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Equity & Trusts Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide
Including revision tips and advice for extra marks, alongside a thorough and focussed breakdown of the key topics and cases, this guide will help you to get the most out of your revision and to maximise your performance in exams.
Iain McDonald, Anne Street, 2013
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Business Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide
Including revision tips and advice for extra marks, alongside a thorough and focussed breakdown of the key topics and cases, this guide will help you to get the most out of your revision and to maximise your performance in exams.
James Marson, 2013
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Desalination Concentrate Management
This book examines five methods used for concentrate management, namely; disposal to surface water, disposal to sewerage, deep well injection, land applications and evaporation ponds.
Bradley Ladewig, Benjamin Asquith, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONCENTRATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term concentrate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jolla cuts hardware biz loose to concentrate on Sailfish licensing
Hardware and software outfit Jolla is to give up making hardware, with that part of the business set to be taken on by a new, ... «The Register, Jul 15»
2
Heat-Wrapping Wearable Mesh – This Silver Mesh Lets Users …
Heat-Wrapping Wearable Mesh – This Silver Mesh Lets Users Concentrate Heat On Body Parts (TrendHunter.com). 0. By on July 7, 2015 ... «HeartZine, Jul 15»
3
Supply of quality copper concentrate shrinks
Supply of high quality copper concentrate shrank more than expected in the first half of this year due to output delays in top miner Chile, ... «Mineweb, Jul 15»
4
Massa: 'Hamilton didn't concentrate in 2011′
British Grand Prix – Williams' Felipe Massa says that he feels Lewis Hamilton was not at his best in 2011. Massa & Hamilton were both in ... «FormulaSpy.com, Jul 15»
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Mariners notebook: Suspension over, Rollins looks to concentrate
Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager fouls off a pitch from Oakland Athletics pitcher Tyler Clippard in the ninth inning Saturday in ... «The Olympian, Jul 15»
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RPT-Supply of quality copper concentrate shrinks, sows seeds of …
(Repeats to additional subscribers, no changes to text). * Flooding stalled mining in Chile. * Hit production of quality copper concentrate. «Reuters, Jul 15»
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Hurricanes concentrate on basics to end drought
The Wellington Hurricanes will adhere to their clinically efficient game plan and not allow the death of Jerry Collins or impending departure of ... «SuperSport, Jul 15»
8
Orphan Black Season 4: plot for next season to concentrate on the …
With the season 3 of 'Orphan Black' ending on a very satisfying note, there is only one plot line the next season could pursue, the path of the ... «Vine Report, Jul 15»
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Fishing Report: Concentrate on creeks and rivers
Fishing Report: THE offshore forecast for this weekend is not looking too good for the Bundaberg area, so you'll have to concentrate on fishing ... «Bundaberg News Mail, Jul 15»
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Should a firm concentrate content-creation staff in one standalone …
Should a firm concentrate content-creation staff in one standalone unit? Added 12 hours ago by Christine Bridger, Paula Cavagnaro , Be the first to comment ... «PR Week, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Concentrate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/concentrate>. Aug 2019 ».
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