Definition of congregate in English:

congregate

Line breaks: con|gre|gate
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒŋɡrɪɡeɪt
 
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verb

[no object]
Gather into a crowd or mass: some 4,000 demonstrators had congregated at a border point
More 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.
Synonyms
assemble, gather, collect, come together, flock together, get together, convene, rally, rendezvous, muster, meet, amass, crowd, cluster, throng, group

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin congregat- 'collected (into a flock), united', from the verb congregare, from con- 'together' + gregare (from grex, greg- 'a flock').

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