HyperDic: conglomerate

English > 4 senses of the word conglomerate:
NOUNsubstanceconglomerate, pudding stonea composite rock made up of particles of varying size
groupconglomerate, empirea group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
ADJECTIVEallconglomeratecomposed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass
VERBchangeconglomerate, accumulate, cumulate, pile up, gather, amasscollect or gather
conglomerate > pronunciation
Soundskahnglaa'meraht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > conglomerate: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningComposed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass.
Example"the conglomerate peoples of New England"
Broadercombinedmade or joined or united into one
Spanishconglomerado
Nounsconglomeratea group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
conglomeratea composite rock made up of particles of varying size
English > conglomerate: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA composite rock made up of particles of varying size.
Synonympudding stone
Broaderrock, stonematerial consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
Spanishconglomerado
Catalanconglomerat
Adjectivesconglomeratecomposed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass
English > conglomerate: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization.
Synonymempire
Narrowerpublishing conglomerate, publishing empireA conglomerate of publishing companies
Broadercorporation, corpA business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
Spanishimperio
Catalanimperi
Adjectivesconglomeratecomposed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass
English > conglomerate: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCollect or gather.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe crowds conglomerate in the streets
Synonymsaccumulate, cumulate, pile up, gather, amass
NarroweraccreteGrow or become attached by accretion
backlogaccumulate and create a backlog
driftBe piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current
BroaderincreaseBecome bigger or greater in amount
Spanishacumularse, acumular, amontonarse, amontonar, conglomerar, congregar
Catalanacumular-se, acumular, ajuntar, amuntegar-se, congregar, juntar-se, recol·lectar, reunir-se
Nounsconglomerationan occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass
conglomerationa sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

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