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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggregate  \Ag"gre*gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Aggregated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Aggregating}.]  [L.  aggregatus  p.  p.  of 
  aggregare  to  lead  to  a  flock  or  herd;  ad  +  gregare  to  collect 
  into  a  flock,  grex  flock,  herd.  See  {Gregarious}.] 
  1.  To  bring  together;  to  collect  into  a  mass  or  sum.  ``The 
  aggregated  soil.''  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  add  or  unite,  as  a  person,  to  an  association. 
 
  It  is  many  times  hard  to  discern  to  which  of  the  two 
  sorts,  the  good  or  the  bad  a  man  ought  to  be 
  aggregated.  --Wollaston. 
 
  3.  To  amount  in  the  aggregate  to  as  ten  loads,  aggregating 
  five  hundred  bushels.  [Colloq.] 
 
  Syn:  To  heap  up  accumulate;  pile;  collect. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggregate  \Ag"gre*gate\,  a.  [L.  aggregatus  p.  p.] 
  1.  Formed  by  a  collection  of  particulars  into  a  whole  mass  or 
  sum;  collective. 
 
  The  aggregate  testimony  of  many  hundreds.  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  Formed  into  clusters  or  groups  of  lobules;  as 
  aggregate  glands. 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  Composed  of  several  florets  within  a  common 
  involucre,  as  in  the  daisy;  or  of  several  carpels  formed 
  from  one  flower,  as  in  the  raspberry. 
 
  4.  (Min.  &  Geol.)  Having  the  several  component  parts  adherent 
  to  each  other  only  to  such  a  degree  as  to  be  separable  by 
  mechanical  means 
 
  5.  (Zo["o]l.)  United  into  a  common  organized  mass;  --  said  of 
  certain  compound  animals. 
 
  {Corporation  aggregate}.  (Law)  See  under  {Corporation}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggregate  \Ag"gre*gate\,  n. 
  1.  A  mass,  assemblage,  or  sum  of  particulars;  as  a  house  is 
  an  aggregate  of  stone,  brick,  timber,  etc 
 
  Note:  In  an  aggregate  the  particulars  are  less  intimately 
  mixed  than  in  a  compound. 
 
  2.  (Physics)  A  mass  formed  by  the  union  of  homogeneous 
  particles;  --  in  distinction  from  a  {compound},  formed  by 
  the  union  of  heterogeneous  particles. 
 
  {In  the  aggregate},  collectively;  together. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aggregate 
  adj  1:  gathered  or  tending  to  gather  into  a  mass  or  whole;  "the 
  aggregate  amount  of  indebtedness"  [syn:  {aggregative}, 
  {mass}] 
  2:  (botany)  formed  of  separate  units  in  a  cluster;  "raspberries 
  are  aggregate  fruits" 
  n  1:  the  whole  [syn:  {sum},  {total},  {totality}] 
  2:  a  sum  total  of  many  miscellaneous  things  [syn:  {congeries}, 
  {conglomeration}] 
  v  1:  amount  in  the  aggregate  to 
  2:  gather  in  a  mass,  sum,  or  whole  [syn:  {combine}] 




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