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Definition of "congregate" []

  • To bring or come together in a group, crowd, or assembly. See Synonyms at gather. (verb-transitive)
  • Gathered; assembled. (adjective)
  • Involving a group: congregate living facilities for senior citizens. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "congregate" in a sentence
  • "When I'm on trips, I often "congregate" -- heading off to the latest ustream or online free event, but otherwise, I am very selective."
  • "November 28th, 2008 at 1: 24 pm PST kongregate is an online flash game site. it is english, based on the word congregate, with the c replaced by a k. i am a member. it is completely free, and it is a friendly site where every1 can have their own profile, like facebook and myspace. there are different chatrooms that people can join in anytime they want. generally, its a good place to go to if you are bored reply"
  • "Being called to Washington as a leading delegate, with power to help settle all these great questions that were then agitating the country, St. Clair Enson and Walker decided that it would be best to close the Hall, leaving Isaac, Aunt Henny and Marthy in charge of the house, and take the rest of the hands to Washington, where so many rich and influential men would congregate from the most southern parts of the country, that they would be assured of quick sales and large profits."