(1)   Gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole
"Aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"
"The aggregated amount of indebtedness"
(2)   Formed of separate units in a cluster
"Raspberries are aggregate fruits"


(3)   The whole amount
(4)   A sum total of many heterogenous things taken together


(5)   Gather in a mass, sum, or whole
(6)   Amount in the aggregate to


From , perfect passive participle of , from , combining form of , + , from .


  1. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; something consisting of elements but considered as a whole.
  2. A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; – in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.
  3. The full chromatic scale of twelve equal tempered pitches.
  4. Crushed stone, crushed slag or water-worn gravel used for surfacing a built-up roof system.
  5. Solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material, as distinguished from the matrix and any fibers or reinforcements, especially the gravel and sand added to concrete. (technical)


  1. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective; combined; added up
  2. consisting or formed of smaller objects or parts.
  3. Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands.
  4. Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.
  5. Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.
  6. United into a common organized mass; said of certain compound animals.


  1. To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. The aggregated soil.
  2. To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
  3. To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.