Synonyms for aggregation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ag-ri-gey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæg rɪˈgeɪ ʃən

Définition of aggregation

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Middle French agrégation or directly from Medieval Latin aggregationem (nominative aggregatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin aggregare (see aggregate (adj.)).
  • noun collection
Example sentences :
  • The soul itself is only an aggregation of specially tenuous and subtle atoms.
  • Extract from : « Initiation into Philosophy » by Emile Faguet
  • In fact, and in the view of the men who composed it, it was an aggregation of families.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Law » by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
  • The great nebula in Andromeda is an aggregation of atoms, and so is the river Thames.
  • Extract from : « The Crack of Doom » by Robert Cromie
  • There you are an aggregation of atoms, but in the city you are only an atom of an aggregation.
  • Extract from : « Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday » by Various
  • The leader of this aggregation was the tenor of the quartette.
  • Extract from : « Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor » by Various
  • But an aggregation of comfort is not distasteful like an aggregation of the reverse.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition » by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • There was something about the aggregation as a whole that was discouraging.
  • Extract from : « Dwellers in Arcady » by Albert Bigelow Paine
  • A single group or aggregation of lesions or an area of disease.
  • Extract from : « Essentials of Diseases of the Skin » by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
  • It is not enough to say with Mr Carnegie that trusts obey "the law of aggregation."
  • Extract from : « American Sketches » by Charles Whibley
  • The nation is an aggregation of men and should follow the maxim.
  • Extract from : « A Summer's Outing » by Carter H. Harrison

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