formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined:
the aggregate amount of indebtedness.
(of a flower) formed of florets collected in a dense cluster but not cohering, as the daisy.
(of a fruit) composed of a cluster of carpels belonging to the same flower, as the raspberry.
Geology. (of a rock) consisting of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means.
a sum, mass, or assemblage of particulars; a total or gross amount:
the aggregate of all past experience.
a cluster of soil granules not larger than a small crumb.
any of various loose, particulate materials, as sand, gravel, or pebbles, added to a cementing agent to make concrete, plaster, etc.
Mathematics, (def 92).
to bring together; collect into one sum, mass, or body.
to amount to (the number of):
The guns captured will aggregate five or six hundred.
to combine and form a collection or mass.
in the aggregate, taken or considered as a whole:
In the aggregate, our losses have been relatively small.
But right now, if we were to put out an aggregated tally for 2014, it would be way off the mark.
ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count Peter Schwartzstein December 4, 2014
Looking at the aggregated research, that would, at first glance, seem to be the case.
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Instead, evidence against the reporters largely consisted of aggregated news stories, books, and newsroom discussions.
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The dividends which have been paid for the twelve months aggregated, as already mentioned, 45 per cent.
Salvador of the Twentieth Century Percy F. Martin
If the bacilli are aggregated into clumps, positive reaction.
The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre
Collections in churches on Sunday, June 9th, aggregated $15,000 more.
History of the Johnstown Flood Willis Fletcher Johnson
In this latter science it is very usually untrue that the aggregated parts are equal to the whole.
Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes Various
These have the form of minute rods, needles or hairs, and are aggregated into feathery and spherulitic forms or skeletal crystals.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7 Various
We washed three pans before dark and the three aggregated twelve dollars and some cents.
Then and Now Robert Vaughn
The struggle for existence has been the center around which these have aggregated.
Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science Hudson Tuttle
adjective (ˈæɡrɪɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt)
formed of separate units collected into a whole; collective; corporate
(of fruits and flowers) composed of a dense cluster of carpels or florets
noun (ˈæɡrɪɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt)
a sum or assemblage of many separate units; sum total
(geology) a rock, such as granite, consisting of a mixture of minerals
the sand and stone mixed with cement and water to make concrete
a group of closely related biotypes produced by apomixis, such as brambles, which are the Rubus fruticosus aggregate
in the aggregate, taken as a whole
to combine or be combined into a body, etc
(transitive) to amount to (a number)
c.1400, from Latin aggregatus “associated,” literally “united in a flock,” past participle of aggregare “add to (a flock), lead to a flock, bring together (in a flock),” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + gregare “herd” (see gregarious).
c.1400, from Latin aggregatum, neuter past participle of aggregare (see aggregate (adj.)). Related: Aggregated; aggregating.
“number of persons, things, etc., regarded as a unit,” early 15c., from noun use of Latin adjective aggregatum, neuter of aggregatus (see aggregate (adj.)).
aggregate ag·gre·gate (āg’rĭ-gĭt)
Crowded or massed into a dense cluster. n.
A total considered with reference to its constituent parts; a gross amount in a mass or cluster. v. ag·gre·gat·ed, ag·gre·gat·ing, ag·gre·gates (-gāt’)
To gather into a mass, sum, or whole.
- Aggregated lymphatic follicles
aggregated lymphatic follicles aggregated lymphatic follicles pl.n. Collections of many lymphoid follicles closely packed together, forming oblong elevations on the mucous membrane of the small intestine. Also called aggregate glands, agminate glands, Peyer’s patches.
formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined: the aggregate amount of indebtedness. Botany. (of a flower) formed of florets collected in a dense cluster but not cohering, as the daisy. (of a fruit) composed of a cluster of carpels belonging to the same flower, as the […]
a group or mass of distinct or varied things, persons, etc.: an aggregation of complainants. collection into an unorganized whole. the state of being so collected. Biology, Ecology. a group of organisms of the same or different species living closely together but less integrated than a society. Contemporary Examples aggregation lives on the Cheat Sheet, […]
a group or mass of distinct or varied things, persons, etc.: an aggregation of complainants. collection into an unorganized whole. the state of being so collected. Biology, Ecology. a group of organisms of the same or different species living closely together but less integrated than a society. noun the act or process of aggregating (ecology) […]