Simple Definition of congregate
: to come together in a group or crowd
Examples of congregate
It's a place where the homeless congregate.
Skiers congregated around the lodge's fireplace.
Origin of congregate
Middle English, from Latin congregatus, past participle of congregare, from com- + greg-, grex flock
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of congregate
Definition of congregate
: providing or being group services or facilities designed especially for elderly persons requiring supportive services <congregate housing>
First Known Use of congregate
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