Pronunciation: /ˈkäNGgrəˌgāt /[no object]
- Gather into a crowd or mass: some 4000 demonstrators had congregated at a border pointMore example sentences
- He said the rank at the moment has to deal with too many taxis and has become a hot-spot for trouble because of crowds congregating there at night.
- The crowd had congregated in the street during the evening and had been drinking outside due to the warm weather.
- Their trial had the people of south Wales holding their breath, with a 5,000 strong crowd congregating outside the court on the first day.
Pronunciation: /-gət, -ˌgāt /Back to top
- Communal: nursing homes and adult congregate living facilitiesMore example sentences
- The failures of congregate wet-nursing and the high cost of private commercial arrangements encouraged the search for alternatives.
- He stated they have developed a product type with these senior apartment communities that are about a third larger than a congregate care unit and roughly half the monthly rent you would pay for congregate care monthly rental.
- We describe the goals, development, operation, and outcomes of an intergenerational programmatic relationship between a private comprehensive college and a congregate facility that houses both independent-living apartments and assisted living for older adults.
late Middle English: from Latin congregat- 'collected (into a flock), united', from the verb congregare, from con- 'together' + gregare (from grex, greg- 'a flock').