Congregate



[verb kong-gri-geyt; adjective kong-gri-git, -geyt] /verb ˈkɒŋ grɪˌgeɪt; adjective ˈkɒŋ grɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt/

verb (used without object), congregated, congregating.
1.
to come together; assemble, especially in large numbers:
People waiting for rooms congregated in the hotel lobby.
verb (used with object), congregated, congregating.
2.
to bring together in a crowd, body, or mass; assemble; collect.
adjective
3.
congregated; assembled.
4.
formed by collecting; collective.
verb (ˈkɒŋɡrɪˌɡeɪt)
1.
to collect together in a body or crowd; assemble
adjective (ˈkɒŋɡrɪɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt)
2.
collected together; assembled
3.
relating to collecting; collective
v.

mid-15c., from Latin congregatus “flocking together,” past participle of congregare “to herd together, collect in a flock, swarm; assemble,” from com- “together” (see com-) + gregare “to collect into a flock, gather,” from grex (genitive gregis) “a flock” (see gregarious). Related: Congregated; congregating.

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