- (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 aggregatingamass, collect, sum, assemble, number, mix, amount, combine, heap, accumulate, pile, total, come
Examples from the Web for aggregating
Contemporary Examples of aggregating
How does aggregating non-corrupt contributions render them corrupt?The Court Case That Pivots on What ‘Corrupt’ Really Means
September 26, 2013
But there is InTrade, an online betting ring that does a decent job of aggregating conventional wisdom.Romney’s Intrade Stock: Ready for a Bull Run?
August 14, 2012
Historical Examples of aggregating
A number of other short roads, aggregating about 350 miles, have since been constructed.
Other lines, aggregating over 400 miles, will soon be opened for traffic.
In 1908 there were 21 public parks, aggregating more than 1335 acres.
Three special trains, aggregating thirty-six cars, were in waiting.The Crime of the Century
Henry M. Hunt
This is particularly the case with the family debts, often aggregating a large sum.Village Life in China
Arthur H. Smith
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.)).