Synonyms and Antonyms of concentrate

  1. 1 to increase the amount of (a substance in a mixture) by removing other substances prolonged boiling is required to concentrate the sap when making maple syrup Synonyms of concentrate condense Words Related to concentrate clarify, clean, cleanse, distill (also distil), flush, leach, purge, purify, refine; boil down, decoct, reduce; compact, harden, solidify; deepen, enhance, heighten, intensify; evaporate, extract, remove; enrich, fortify, richen, strengthen; reconcentrate, recondense Near Antonyms of concentrate adulterate, cut, thin, weaken Antonyms of concentrate dilute, water (down)

  2. 2 to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective a president who will try to concentrate public attention on the problems of inner cities Synonyms of concentrate center, fasten, focus, rivet, train Words Related to concentrate aim, direct, home (in on), hone in (on), level, nail, point, set, zero (in on); attend, heed, mind; fixate (on), obsess (over); refocus

  3. 3 to bring (something) to a central point or under a single control time to concentrate our efforts on the really important problems that confront us Synonyms of concentrate center, compact, concenter, centralize, consolidate, polarize, unify, uniteWords Related to concentrate coordinate, harmonize, integrate, orchestrate; blend, coalesce, combine, fuse, incorporate, merge, reduce; conjoin, join, link; assemble, collect, colligate, gather; reunify, reuniteNear Antonyms of concentrate segregate, separateAntonyms of concentrate decentralize, deconcentrate, spread (out)

  4. 4 to bring together in one body or place concentrate your forces on the right side of the battlefield Synonyms of concentrate accumulate, amass, assemble, bulk (up), collect, gather, congregate, constellate, corral, garner, group, lump, pick up, round upWords Related to concentrate ball, batch, bunch, cluster, huddle; heap, pile, stack; band, brigade, muster, raise, rally; flock, herd, hive, pack, press, swarm, throng; combine, connect, join, link, merge, pool, unite; archive, arrange, collate, compile, organize, systematize; scrape (up or together); re-collect, regather, regroupNear Antonyms of concentrate break up, disband, disintegrate, dissolve, separate, sever, split (up); dismiss, sendAntonyms of concentrate dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter

  5. 5 to come together into one body or place recent immigrants tend to concentrate in port cities Synonyms of concentrate cluster, collect, concenter, assemble, conglomerate, congregate, convene, converge, forgather (or foregather), gather, meet, rendezvousWords Related to concentrate affiliate, ally, associate, band (together), caucus, club, collaborate, confederate, conjoin, consolidate, consort, cooperate, couple, federate, gang up, join, merge, unite; reassemble, reconvene, regather, remeetNear Antonyms of concentrate depart, leave, take off; disjoin, dissociate, disuniteAntonyms of concentrate break up, disband, disperse, split (up)

  6. 6 to gradually form into a layer, pile, or mass the ozone layer is concentrated 20 to 30 miles above the Earth's surface Synonyms of concentrate accrete, accumulate, amass, build up, collect, conglomerate, gather, mass, pile (up), stack (up)Words Related to concentrate agglutinate, clump, lump; bank, drift, ridgeNear Antonyms of concentrate disperse, dissipate, scatter

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