Synonyms for concentrate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : kon-suhn-treyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt

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Définition of concentrate

Origin :
  • 1630s, "to bring or come to a common center," from concenter (1590s), from Italian concentrare, from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + centrum "center" (see center). Meaning "condense" is from 1680s. Sense of "mentally focus" is c.1860. Related: Concentrated; concentrating.
  • verb think about closely
  • verb gather, collect
Example sentences :
  • Darkness is quite unnecessary, but I think it helps one to concentrate.'
  • Extract from : « Echoes of the War » by J. M. Barrie
  • The narrowness serves to concentrate the strength and accelerate the work.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • But London thwarted her; in its atmosphere she could not concentrate.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • She shook her head, tried to concentrate her attention, and failed.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • He answered: "You're a clever little woman, but my motto's Concentrate."
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • It took me two and I had to concentrate my thought by main strength even then.
  • Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • When Mamie is around I cannot seem to concentrate on my playing.
  • Extract from : « The Flying Cuspidors » by V. R. Francis
  • Naturally, then, our play is to concentrate everything on getting it granted.
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • The business had been expanding; they would now "concentrate."
  • Extract from : « Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete » by Albert Bigelow Paine
  • Just a single unrelated fact that I used with others to concentrate on.
  • Extract from : « The Million-Dollar Suitcase » by Alice MacGowan

Antonyms for concentrate

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