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Meaning of "congeries" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONGERIES

From Latin, from congerere to pile up, from gerere to carry.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONGERIES

congeries  [kɒnˈdʒɪəriːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONGERIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Congeries is 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.

WHAT DOES CONGERIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of congeries in the English dictionary

The definition of congeries in the dictionary is a collection of objects or ideas; mass; heap.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONGERIES


Antares
ænˈtɛəriːz
anticaries
ˌæntɪˈkeəriːz
Ares
ˈɛəriːz
Aries
ˈɛəriːz
breeze
briːz
brise
briːz
caries
ˈkɛəriːz
Ceres
ˈsɪəriːz
cerise
səˈriːz
crise
kriːz
freeze
friːz
grise
ɡriːz
haeres
ˈhɪəriːz
heres
ˈhɪəriːz
imprese
ɪmˈpriːz
miniseries
ˈmɪnɪˌsɪəriːz
nares
ˈnɛəriːz
reprise
rɪˈpriːz
series
ˈsɪəriːz
Silures
saɪˈlʊəriːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONGERIES

congeneric
congenerical
congenerous
congenetic
congenial
congeniality
congenially
congenialness
congenic
congenital
congenitally
congenitalness
conger
congest
congested
congestible
congestion
congestion charge
congestion charging
congestive

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONGERIES

A series
accessories
arteries
bakeries
batteries
breweries
cemeteries
deliveries
discoveries
fisheries
galleries
groceries
lotteries
masteries
mysteries
nurseries
queries
surgeries
time series
wineries
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Synonyms and antonyms of congeries in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «congeries» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONGERIES

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

Translator English - Chinese

聚集体
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

congeries
570 millions of speakers

English

congeries
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ढेर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

congeries
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скопление
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

congeries
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্তূপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

congeries
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kongres
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

congeries
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

congeries
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

congeries
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Congeries
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một đống
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

congeries
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शस्त्रक्रिया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yığın
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

congerie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nagromadzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скупчення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grămadă
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

σωρεία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

congeries
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

congeries
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

congeries
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of congeries

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONGERIES»

The term «congeries» is normally little used and occupies the 111.651 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONGERIES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «congeries» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «congeries» 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 congeries

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONGERIES»

Discover the use of congeries in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to congeries and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The American Heritage Guide to Contemporary Usage and Style
Congenital is also often used to describe conditions resulting from trauma during labor or delivery, such as cerebral palsy. congeries Congeries means "a collection, an aggregation," as in the following sentence from Roger's Version by John ...
Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005
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Musica Poetica: Musical-Rhetorical Figures in German Baroque ...
CONGERIES, SYNATHROISMUS: an accumulation of alternating perfect and imperfect consonances, such as root-position and first- inversion triads. Quintilian and Susenbrotus both define congeries as an accumulation of terms describing an ...
Dietrich Bartel
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On the Practice of Sociology
As long as systemic theories study sociocultural systems and atomistic- singularistic theories investigate sociocultural congeries, both approaches and their methods are fully warranted, and they complement each other. 6. From this distinction ...
Pitirim A. Sorokin, Barry V. Johnston, 1998
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Garner's Modern American Usage
Congeniality, then, might usefully be reserved for groups of people and environments, geniality for individuals. congeries (= a collection; aggregation) is ordinarily a singular noun—e.g.: • “Multiculturalism, by contrast, casts the world as a ...
Bryan Garner, 2009
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Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow
I have long been of opinion that the most probable hypothesis as to the origin of atoms is, that there is only one kind of matter — ether or its constituents — and ' that atoms are merely congeries of units of ether circling at enormous speed round ...
Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, 1877
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Nabokov's Congeries
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Nabokov's Congeries was a collection of work by Vladimir Nabokov published in 1968 and reprinted in 1971 as The Portable Nabokov.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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Social and Cultural Dynamics
A. All the cultural conglomerations can be ranged theoretically upon a scale beginning with those which are a mere spatial congeries, that is, are unintegrated in the proper sense of the word, and ending with those which are completely ...
Pitirim Aleksandrovič Sorokin, 1962
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Grammatical Number in English Nouns: An Empirical and ...
From the definition "a collection of several particles or bodies in one mass; assemblage; aggregation; heap" (RHD), it is seen that congeries is also a suitable candidate for the external singular: From the airplane the town resembled a ...
Mark A. Wickens, 1992
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Transformationum Congeries...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Antonini Liberalis, 2012
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The Epistemological Spectrum: At the Interface of Cognitive ...
Stick it into a human body, and in such a way that all the usual sensory-input neurons feed into the congeries and all the usual motor-neurons feed out of the congeries to the body's muscles. There are innumerable neuron-congeries that ...
David K. Henderson, Terry Horgan, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONGERIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term congeries is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ambassador Chris Stevenss Friends Are Tired of This Benghazi …
You have a right to know that as I say that he had no business whatsoever being dragooned before that contemptible congeries of con men, ... «Daily Beast, Jun 15»
2
LinkedIn fills another SQL-on-Hadoop niche
The original system was assembled out of whole congeries of existing pieces -- an Oracle database here, a Project Voldemort key-value store ... «Java World, Jun 15»
3
We go inside the diary of a word nerd
Congeries, A jumbled collection. Consenescence, Growing old. Contretemps, An accident. diaphonous, Diaphanous, Flimsy. Doughty, Brave. «The New Daily, May 15»
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Tribal Brouhaha Over SoCal Casino
The group also is known as Kumeyaay, for their language, and by the misleading name of Mission Indians, a name applied to a congeries of ... «Courthouse News Service, May 15»
5
Conrad Black: Why we honour Queen Victoria
At the time of Confederation in 1867, France and Russia and the central European congeries of nationalities grouped around Austria and ... «National Post, May 15»
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Goss: Counting stars reveals the true nature of the Milky Way
In 1610 he wrote in his Starry Messenger that the Milky Way “is nothing but a congeries of innumerable stars grouped together in clusters. «Roanoke Times, May 15»
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Cannes 2015: 'Love' and 'Youth' Amp Up the Sex at the Festival
This scene, along with others featuring the entertaining congeries of odd characters at the hotel, make Sorrentino's film appear theatrical in the ... «PopMatters, May 15»
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Why I'm still wearing my Apple watch
Each one is a miniature world unto itself, a tiny functioning mechanism, a congeries of minute and mysterious moving parts. Moving parts! «Starr 103.5 FM, May 15»
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The Living Savannah
This congeries of drifters and rednecks and poets will stay up till all hours, drinking and telling brilliant, luminescent lies. Now bear with me as I ... «National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Apr 15»
10
Outsider art exhibition at Ridgefield Public Library
Appel's entry in “Outside” is a frenetic congeries of women in ball gowns, high-heeled shoes, cheeseburgers, and the In-N-Out Burger logo, ... «Thehour.com, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Congeries [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/congeries>. Dec 2019 ».
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