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Definitions of aggregate

  1. amount in the aggregate to
  2. the whole amount
  3. a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
  4. gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole; " the aggregate amount of indebtedness"
  5. ( botany) formed of separate units in a cluster; " raspberries are aggregate fruits"
  6. gather in a mass, sum, or whole
  7. gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole; " aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"; " the aggregated amount of indebtedness"
  8. formed of separate units in a cluster; " raspberries are aggregate fruits"
  9. To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
  10. To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.
  11. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective.
  12. Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands.
  13. Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.
  14. Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.
  15. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.
  16. To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. The aggregated soil.
  17. United into a common organized mass; - said of certain compound animals.
  18. A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; - in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.
  19. To collect or bring together; to amount to; as, his debts aggregated fifty dollars.
  20. Total; as, the aggregate of his debts; the entire number; mass.
  21. Formed into a mass or total; as, the aggregate amount.
  22. Aggregation.
  23. 1. To unite or come together in a mass or cluster. 2. The total of independent units making up a mass or cluster.
  24. To collect in one mass.
  25. To collect into a mass: to accumulate.
  26. Formed of parts taken together.
  27. The sum total.
  28. AGGREGATELY.
  29. A sum or total.
  30. Formed of parts collected.
  31. To gather together, or into a mass.
  32. To bring or come together, as into a mass, sum, or body; collect; mass; amount to.
  33. Collected into a sum, mass, or total; collective.
  34. The entire number, sum, or quantity; amount; total.
  35. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass; composed of several florets united at the base by the receptacle. Of a corporation, consisting of two or more persons, and perpetuated by a succession of new members. Of glands, clustered together. Consisting of different rocks mechanically separable.
  36. The sum or assemblage of particulars; a whole formed by the union of homogeneous particles.
  37. To collect particulars into a sum or mass.
  38. To collect into one sum, mass, or body; to accumulate.
  39. Formed by a collection of many particulars.
  40. The sum total; the result of many particulars.
  41. Formed in a cluster.
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Usage examples for aggregate

  1. They affected to honour us in the aggregate because they were afraid of us; and they insulted us individually, in conformity to their systematic hated. – Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
  2. What, indeed, is to be the future of this existence that is now to be sent forth into the great aggregate of entities? – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  3. In like manner the estimate of appropriations for the Navy Department will present an aggregate sum of upward of $ 3, 000, 000. About half of these, however, covers the current expenditures of the Navy in actual service, and half constitutes a fund of national property, the pledge of our future glory and defense. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. The writer of this with a family to support, did not possess in the year 1841 in the aggregate a sum of money equal to five dollars. – The History of Peru by Henry S. Beebe
  5. And yet that leisure, vast as it is, with half of every day and half of every year and the whole latter half of life sacred to personal uses- even the aggregate of these great spaces, growing greater with every labor- saving invention, which are reserved for the higher uses of life, would seem to us of little value for intellectual culture, but for a condition commanded by almost none in your day but secured to all by our institutions. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  6. A general truth is but an aggregate of particular truths. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  7. The aggregate tonnage of vessels entering and clearing is double that of Gibraltar. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  8. The prosperity of a colony is the aggregate of individual wealth. – The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
  9. The distances accomplished by their journeys are certainly of no great length, as, indeed, they hardly could be, seeing their scanty means and inadequate equipment; and yet in the aggregate they do as great an amount of useful work as a man who by a single journey leaves his name on the map of Australia. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  10. Personality was not a unit, but an aggregate liable to disassociation, and the hysterical girl was capable of deceiving the very elect. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  11. The aggregate cost was three millions of dollars. – Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia by Maturin M. Ballou
  12. I regret to say that the aggregate would have bought up three small police organizations, body and soul. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. On this mass was another 600 feet long, 500 broad, and 150 high, making an aggregate height of three hundred feet! – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  14. The Canadian uses more brains and his aggregate returns are bigger; but boned down to a basis of who can save the most and become rich fastest, your foreigner has the native- born Canadian beaten at the start. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  15. Such a lapse of time gives the opportunity of seeing how much good work has in the aggregate been done. – Addresses & Papers / Collectanea by Peter Eade
  16. Judgment of an aggregate body. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  17. Geologists have often gone wrong in applying to a new district certain principles determined elsewhere, without sufficient consideration of the complexity and relative importance of the sundry geologic factors which in the aggregate determine the local habit of oil occurrence. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  18. The population of Massachusetts is somewhat smaller than that of Indiana; but her aggregate wealth is more than double that of Indiana. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  19. Every class is, in its eyes, only an aggregate of individuals, and to exalt one class above another is to appreciate some individuals at the expense of others, to place marks of comparative social worth upon the members of different groups which do not correspond to the relative values of their natural qualities. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
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