Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

concenter

play
verb con·cen·ter \kən-ˈsen-tər, kän-\

Definition of concenter

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to draw or direct to a common center :  concentrate

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to come to a common center



Examples of concenter in a sentence

  1. <you'll have to concenter your nebulous thoughts on the subject before even attempting to write>

  2. <most of the local motels have concentered around the theme park, which is the region's biggest attraction by far>



Origin and Etymology of concenter

French concentrer, from com- + centre center


First Known Use: 1598


Learn More about concenter


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up concenter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to destroy or remove completely

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

two-chairs-on-a-pier-by-the-ocean-in-summer

Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?

vernal brumal estival hiemal
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ