Meaning of AGGREGATE in English


■ noun 'agrɪgət

1》 a whole formed by combining several disparate elements.

2》 the total score of a player or team in a fixture comprising more than one game or round.

3》 a material or structure formed from a loosely compacted mass of fragments or particles.

↘pieces of broken or crushed stone or gravel used to make concrete.

■ adjective 'agrɪgət

1》 formed or calculated by the combination of many separate units or items.

2》 Botany (of a group of species) comprising several very similar species formerly regarded as a single species.

3》 Economics denoting the total supply or demand for goods and services in an economy at a particular time.

■ verb 'agrɪgeɪt combine into a whole.


aggregation noun

aggregative 'agrɪgətɪv adjective


ME: from L. aggregat- , aggregare 'herd together', from ad- 'towards' + grex , greg- 'a flock'.

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