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Meaning of "congregate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONGREGATE

From Latin congregāre to collect into a flock, from grex flock.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONGREGATE

congregate  [ˈkɒŋɡrɪˌɡeɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONGREGATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Congregate is a verb and can also act as an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

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

See the conjugation of the verb congregate in English.

WHAT DOES CONGREGATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Congregate

Congregate may refer to: ▪ Congregating the Sick, 2005 album by Swedish band Ribspreader ▪ Gathering place, a location where people gather or congregate ▪ Kongregate, game aggregation website...

Definition of congregate in the English dictionary

The first definition of congregate in the dictionary is to collect together in a body or crowd; assemble. Other definition of congregate is collected together; assembled. Congregate is also relating to collecting; collective.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CONGREGATE

PRESENT

Present
I congregate
you congregate
he/she/it congregates
we congregate
you congregate
they congregate
Present continuous
I am congregating
you are congregating
he/she/it is congregating
we are congregating
you are congregating
they are congregating
Present perfect
I have congregated
you have congregated
he/she/it has congregated
we have congregated
you have congregated
they have congregated
Present perfect continuous
I have been congregating
you have been congregating
he/she/it has been congregating
we have been congregating
you have been congregating
they have been congregating
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 congregated
you congregated
he/she/it congregated
we congregated
you congregated
they congregated
Past continuous
I was congregating
you were congregating
he/she/it was congregating
we were congregating
you were congregating
they were congregating
Past perfect
I had congregated
you had congregated
he/she/it had congregated
we had congregated
you had congregated
they had congregated
Past perfect continuous
I had been congregating
you had been congregating
he/she/it had been congregating
we had been congregating
you had been congregating
they had been congregating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you congregate
we let´s congregate
you congregate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to congregate
Past participle
congregated
Present Participle
congregating
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 CONGREGATE


castigate
ˈkæstɪˌɡeɪt
circumnavigate
ˌsɜːkəmˈnævɪˌɡeɪt
colligate
ˈkɒlɪˌɡeɪt
delegate
ˈdɛlɪˌɡeɪt
desegregate
diːˈsɛɡrɪˌɡeɪt
disaggregate
dɪsˈæɡrɪˌɡeɪt
fumigate
ˈfjuːmɪˌɡeɪt
instigate
ˈɪnstɪˌɡeɪt
investigate
ɪnˈvɛstɪˌɡeɪt
irrigate
ˈɪrɪˌɡeɪt
litigate
ˈlɪtɪˌɡeɪt
mitigate
ˈmɪtɪˌɡeɪt
navigate
ˈnævɪˌɡeɪt
obligate
ˈɒblɪˌɡeɪt
reaggregate
riːˈæɡrɪˌɡeɪt
relegate
ˈrɛlɪˌɡeɪt
resegregate
riːˈsɛɡrɪˌɡeɪt
segregate
ˈsɛɡrɪˌɡeɪt
subirrigate
sʌbˈɪrɪˌɡeɪt
variegate
ˈvɛərɪˌɡeɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONGREGATE

congratulatory
congree
congreet
congregant
congregation
Congregation of the Oratory
congregational
Congregational Church
Congregationalism
Congregationalist
congregationally
congregative
congregativeness
congregator
congress
congress member
Congress of Industrial Organizations
Congress of Vienna
Congress Party
congressional

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONGREGATE

ablegate
abnegate
aggregate
apostolic delegate
climategate
exclusive OR gate
Fergiegate
gate
in the aggregate
legate
macroaggregate
negate
nondelegate
pledged delegate
sluicegate
somegate
subaggregate
superdelegate
unpledged delegate
walking delegate

Synonyms and antonyms of congregate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONGREGATE»

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

Translation of «congregate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONGREGATE

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

Translator English - Chinese

聚集
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

congregarse
570 millions of speakers

English

congregate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एकत्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يتجمعون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

собираются
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

reunir-se
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমবেত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

se rassembler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berkumpul
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sich versammeln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

集まる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모이다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngumpul
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

họp lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூடுகின்றனர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एकत्र जमवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

toplanmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

radunarsi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gromadzą
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

збираються
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

se adună
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συναθροίζονται
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vergader
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

samlas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

samles
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of congregate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONGREGATE»

The term «congregate» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.440 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONGREGATE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONGREGATE»

Discover the use of congregate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to congregate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Congregate Housing for the Elderly: Theoretical, Policy, and ...
The wide range of topics covered by this resourceful book answers questions--and raises issues--for gerontologists, program planners, housing developers and administrators, and urban and environmental designers.
Lenard W. Kaye, Abraham Monk, 1991
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Nutrition Intervention in Older Populations: Modeling the ...
H7: Congregate meal site participants' attitudes toward diet will influence nutrition -information supported dining intentions. Hypothesis 7 was not supported. Congregate meal site participants' attitudes toward diet did not have a significant  ...
Lionel M. Thomas (Jr), 2007
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Biennial Report of the State Board of Charities and ...
Plan Congregate . . . Cottage-congregate Congregate Congregate. Congregate. Congregate. Congregate . Congregate Congregate Congregate Congregate Congregate Congregate Congregate Congregate Congregate Congregate ...
California. State Board of Charities and Corrections, 1922
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A Guide to English Grammar: Conjugation of Verbs Volume IV
A. Guide. to. English. Grammar: Congregate. (a) Active Voice 1. Indicative Mood Present Tense Singular Plural 1. I congregate 1. We congregate 2. You congregate 2. You congregate 3. He/she/it congregates 3. They congregate Past Tense ...
Bessie Brooks, 2012
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Residence Options for Older and Disabled Clients
CHAPTER 8 Congregate Housing and Assisted Living 1. PRIVATE PAY CONGREGATE HOUSING "Congregate housing" is a term used to describe residences that provide private living arrangements, usually small apartments or cottages ...
Lawrence A. Frolik, 2008
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Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Assess Participation ...
Results show the data fits the TPB moderately well: all predictor variables (attitude, subjective norm, perceived behavior control (PBC), and past behavior) had a significant positive effect on participation intention.
Kuei-I. Lee, 2009
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Causal Mapping for Research in Information Technology
The treatments for this experiment were the three methods of deriving collective maps: aggregate mapping, congregate mapping, and workshop mapping. Subjects were selected from employees of HALONG who work in the sales, production, ...
V. K. Nakayama, Deborah J. Armstrong, 2005
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Senior Living Communities: Operations Management and ...
Senior Living Communities remains the definitive guide to managing these facilities. In this thoroughly updated and revised edition, Benjamin W. Pearce offers a wealth of sound advice and practical solutions.
Benjamin W. Pearce, 2007
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Aging Social Policies: An International Perspective
In addition to participant contributions, other federal, state, and local funds and private donations help support these programs, as Title III-C funds cover less than half the cost to deliver congregate meal programs and less than 25% of the cost ...
Robbyn R. Wacker, Karen A Roberto, 2011
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Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services ...
As previously mentioned, the OAA nutrition program under Title III-C provides funds to support congregate meal programs. The program, funded by OAA dollars, reaches millions of older adults. In 2004, congregate meal sites funded under the ...
Robbyn R. Wacker, Karen A. Roberto, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONGREGATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term congregate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Drunk boaters flock to Lake Minnetonka, boosting 911 calls
Every summer weekend, people congregate in a haven of heavy drinking and booming music in Cruiser's Cove next to Big Island like vehicles ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Truckers 'face death' in Calais chaos
They congregate in their thousands in Calais in the hope of an escape to the UK, with some seeking to onward to Ireland. “Clandestine camps ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
3
Watsonville moves forward with Main Street improvement
You have many working class families in the downtown area and near Target while more of the white people congregate on the west side. «Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jul 15»
4
Bodybuilding contest returning to Tahoe in August
Bodybuilders from around the world will congregate at the MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa on August 22 for the 5th annual Tahoe Show ... «Reno Gazette Journal, Jul 15»
5
Cheer coach sentenced to two years in prison
As part of his probation agreement Parks cannot frequent places where children congregate or be involved in any sort of youth programs. «Statesman Journal, Jul 15»
6
Summer meals lacking in some counties
They planned to find more sponsors, determine where kids congregate to bring the meals to them and consider applying for grants from the ... «The Garden City Telegram, Jul 15»
7
Neighbors, sheriff concerned about Columbia County music festival
“What right do we have left if we don't have a right to congregate as we should,” said Torey Gregory. “I don't have a problem with authority, but ... «KPTV.com, Jul 15»
8
Man jailed for indecent exhibition, violating court order
... imposed in June 2013, which forbid him frequenting any place children are congregated or could reasonably be expected to congregate. «The Kingston Whig-Standard, Jul 15»
9
Furries nest in Pittsburgh year-round
Around Pennsylvania, Furries congregate on one online forum, www.pa-furry.org, and a handful of Facebook and Twitter groups. Anywhere ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
10
Pope Francis: The family today is in need of a miracle (+video)
... for support in his effort to reach out to marginalized Catholics when bishops from around the world congregate at the Vatican in October. «Christian Science Monitor, Jul 15»

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