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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [verb uh-glom-uh-reyt; adjective, noun uh-glom-er-it, -uh-reyt]
    • /verb əˈglɒm əˌreɪt; adjective, noun əˈglɒm ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [verb uh-glom-uh-reyt; adjective, noun uh-glom-er-it, -uh-reyt]
    • /verb əˈglɒm əˌreɪt; adjective, noun əˈglɒm ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt/

Definitions of agglomerated word

  • adjective agglomerated gathered together into a cluster or mass. 1
  • adjective agglomerated Botany. crowded into a dense cluster, but not cohering. 1
  • noun agglomerated a mass of things clustered together. 1
  • noun agglomerated rock composed of rounded or angular volcanic fragments. 1
  • noun agglomerated Simple past tense and past participle of agglomerate. 1

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Origin of agglomerated

First appearance:

before 1675
One of the 48% oldest English words
1675-85; < Latin agglomerātus (past participle of agglomerāre), equivalent to ag- ag- + glomer- (stem of glomus ball of yarn) + -ātus -ate1

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Parts of speech for Agglomerated


agglomerated popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for agglomerated

verb agglomerated

  • compile — When you compile something such as a report, book, or programme, you produce it by collecting and putting together many pieces of information.
  • acquire — If you acquire something, you buy or obtain it for yourself, or someone gives it to you.
  • swell — to grow in bulk, as by the absorption of moisture or the processes of growth.
  • rack up — ruin or destruction; wrack.
  • assemble — When people assemble or when someone assembles them, they come together in a group, usually for a particular purpose such as a meeting.

noun agglomerated

  • bunched — a connected group; cluster: a bunch of grapes.
  • aggregated — formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined: the aggregate amount of indebtedness.
  • clustered — If people or things are clustered somewhere, there is a group of them close together there.
  • lumped — a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape or of no particular shape: a lump of coal.
  • massed — a body of coherent matter, usually of indefinite shape and often of considerable size: a mass of dough.

Antonyms for agglomerated

verb agglomerated

  • disperse — to drive or send off in various directions; scatter: to disperse a crowd.
  • scatter — to throw loosely about; distribute at irregular intervals: to scatter seeds.
  • forfeit — a fine; penalty.
  • decrease — When something decreases or when you decrease it, it becomes less in quantity, size, or intensity.
  • lessen — to become less.

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