1. [syn: aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, mass]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Aggregate \Ag"gre*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggregated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Aggregating.] [L. aggregatus, p. p. of
aggregare to lead to a flock or herd; ad + gregare to collect
into a flock, grex flock, herd. See Gregarious.]
1. To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The
aggregated soil." --Milton.
2. To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
It is many times hard to discern to which of the two
sorts, the good or the bad, a man ought to be
3. To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating
five hundred bushels. [Colloq.]
Syn: To heap up; accumulate; pile; collect.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole;
"aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions
combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of
indebtedness" [syn: aggregate, aggregated,