Simple Definition of concentrate
: to think about something : to give your attention to the thing you are doing, reading, etc.
: to cause (attention, efforts, strength, etc.) to be used or directed for a single purpose
: to make (something, such as a liquid) stronger by removing water
Full Definition of concentrate
1 a : to bring or direct toward a common center or objective : focus <concentrate one's efforts> b : to gather into one body, mass, or force <power was concentrated in a few able hands> c : to accumulate (a toxic substance) in bodily tissues <fish concentrate mercury>
2 a : to make less dilute <concentrate syrup> b : to express or exhibit in condensed form
1 : to draw toward or meet in a common center
3 : to focus one's powers, efforts, or attention <concentrate on a problem>
Examples of concentrate
All that noise makes it hard to concentrate.
The student has difficulty concentrating.
The sauce should be simmered for a few minutes to concentrate its flavors.
Origin of concentrate
com- + Latin centrum center
First Known Use: 1641
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Simple Definition of concentrate
: a substance that is made stronger or more pure by removing water
Examples of concentrate
a frozen orange juice concentrate
Is this orange juice fresh or is it made from concentrate?
First Known Use of concentrate
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