- 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. set(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.
Origin of aggregate
Synonyms for aggregateSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for aggregatedamass, collect, sum, assemble, number, mix, amount, combine, heap, accumulate, pile, total, come
Examples from the Web for aggregated
Contemporary Examples of aggregated
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
December 5, 2014
Instead, evidence against the reporters largely consisted of aggregated news stories, books, and newsroom discussions.Has the Committee to Protect Journalists Betrayed Turkey's Journalists?
December 21, 2011
Looking at the aggregated research, that would, at first glance, seem to be the case.Does Fatherhood Make You Healthy?
September 29, 2011
Historical Examples of aggregated
If the bacilli are aggregated into clumps, positive reaction.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
On both poles of the main axis a bunch of six to eight aggregated larger conical spines, about as high as a single chamber.
Collections in churches on Sunday, June 9th, aggregated $15,000 more.History of the Johnstown Flood
Willis Fletcher Johnson
The novels of Kyokutei Bakin aggregated more than two hundred.Japan
Up to 1886 the bonded indebtedness of the city has aggregated the sum of $345,000.Fifty Years In The Northwest
William Henry Carman Folsom
- formed of separate units collected into a whole; collective; corporate
- (of fruits and flowers) composed of a dense cluster of carpels or florets
- 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
- (tr) to amount to (a number)
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.)).
- Crowded or massed into a dense cluster.
- A total considered with reference to its constituent parts; a gross amount in a mass or cluster.
- To gather into a mass, sum, or whole.