Con"gre*gate (?), a. [L. congregatus, p.p. of congregare to congregate; on- + gregare to collect into a flock, fr. grex flock, herd. See Gregarious.]

Collected; compact; close.

[R.]

Bacon.

 

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Con"gre*gate (?), v. t. [imp. & p.p. Congregated; p.pr. & vb.n. Congregating]

To collect into an assembly or assemblage; to assemble; to bring into one place, or into a united body; to gather together; to mass; to compact.

Any multitude of Christian men congregated may be termed by the name of a church. Hooker.

Cold congregates all bodies. Coleridge.

The great receptacle Of congregated waters he called Seas. Milton.

 

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Con"gre*gate, v. i.

To come together; to assemble; to meet.

Even there where merchants most do congregate. Shak.

 

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