HyperDic: congregate

English > 1 sense of the word congregate:
VERBmotioncongregatecome together, usually for a purpose
congregate > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nggrahgey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > congregate: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
MeaningCome together, usually for a purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe crowds congregate in the streets
Example"The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
Broadermeet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherCollect in one place
Spanishagruparse, concentrar, congregarse, congregar, reunirse, se congregan
Catalanaplegar, concentrar, congregar
Nounscongregation, congregatingthe act of congregating
congregationa group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
congregationan assemblage of people or animals or things collected together

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