- (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.
verb (used with object), ag·gre·gat·ed, ag·gre·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), ag·gre·gat·ed, ag·gre·gat·ing.
Origin of aggregate
Synonyms for aggregate
Related Words for aggregatecumulative, corporate, combined, accumulated, amass, heaped, composite, collective, collected, added, mixed, total, assembled, amassed, body, bulk, mixture, heap, agglomeration
Examples from the Web for aggregate
Contemporary Examples of aggregate
But in the aggregate, immigration reform is not a salient issue for white evangelicals.Even Conservative Evangelical Support Couldn’t Save Immigration Reform
July 6, 2014
Their hub is an aggregate of photographs and eyewitness reports taken by hundreds of collectives.Brazil’s World Cup Is An Expensive, Exploitative Nightmare
May 30, 2014
And what Navfac calls “standard airfield concrete” is military-grade, made with aggregate and Portland cement.Why Can’t America’s Newest Stealth Jet Land Like It’s Supposed To?
May 26, 2014
This will aggregate a portable audience that you can later introduce to your crowdfunding launch.How to Win at Crowdfunding
April 27, 2014
In aggregate, Retsky received a larger dose of 5-FU than the standard concentrated therapy.How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer
April 23, 2014
Historical Examples of aggregate
Total: Sixteen fish; aggregate weight, one hundred and forty pounds.American Notes
I have observed that the aggregate procession was on the whole pleasant to see.The Uncommercial Traveller
But in the aggregate, also like marriage, there is no doubt of its value.Commercialism and Journalism
We thus form an aggregate (of institutions, of groups of men, of events).Introduction to the Study of History
Charles V. Langlois
The aggregate amount of these notes was fifty thousand livres.The Coinages of the Channel Islands
adjective (ˈæɡrɪɡɪt, -ˌɡeɪt)
noun (ˈæɡrɪɡɪt, -ˌɡeɪt)
Word Origin for aggregate
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.)).