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 for aggregate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aggregate \Ag"gre*gate\, n.
     1. A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is
        an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.
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     Note: In an aggregate the particulars are less intimately
           mixed than in a compound.
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     2. (Physics) A mass formed by the union of homogeneous
        particles; -- in distinction from a compound, formed by
        the union of heterogeneous particles.
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     In the aggregate, collectively; together.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aggregate \Ag"gre*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggregated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Aggregating.] [L. aggregatus, p. p. of
     aggregare to lead to a flock or herd; ad + gregare to collect
     into a flock, grex flock, herd. See Gregarious.]
     1. To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The
        aggregated soil." --Milton.
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     2. To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
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              It is many times hard to discern to which of the two
              sorts, the good or the bad, a man ought to be
              aggregated.                           --Wollaston.
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     3. To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating
        five hundred bushels. [Colloq.]
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     Syn: To heap up; accumulate; pile; collect.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aggregate \Ag"gre*gate\, a. [L. aggregatus, p. p.]
     1. Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or
        sum; collective.
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              The aggregate testimony of many hundreds. --Sir T.
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     2. (Anat.) Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as,
        aggregate glands.
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     3. (Bot.) Composed of several florets within a common
        involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed
        from one flower, as in the raspberry.
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     4. (Min. & Geol.) Having the several component parts adherent
        to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by
        mechanical means.
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     5. (Zool.) United into a common organized mass; -- said of
        certain compound animals.
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     Corporation aggregate. (Law) See under Corporation.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole;
             "aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions
             combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of
             indebtedness" [syn: aggregate, aggregated,
             aggregative, mass]
      2: composed of a dense cluster of separate units such as carpels
         or florets or drupelets; "raspberries are aggregate fruits"
      n 1: the whole amount [syn: sum, total, totality,
      2: material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to
         make concrete, mortar, or plaster
      3: a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together [syn:
         aggregate, congeries, conglomeration]
      v 1: amount in the aggregate to
      2: gather in a mass, sum, or whole [syn: aggregate, combine]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  175 Moby Thesaurus words for "aggregate":
     A to Z, A to izzard, account, accumulate, accumulated,
     accumulation, acervation, add up, add up to, agglomerate,
     agglomeration, aggregate to, aggregation, aggroup, all,
     all and sundry, all-embracing, all-inclusive, alpha and omega,
     amass, amassed, amassment, amount, amount to, assemblage, assemble,
     assembled, batch, be-all, be-all and end-all, beginning and end,
     box score, bring together, budget, bulk, bunch, bunch together,
     bunch up, bunched, bundled, cast, chunk, clump, clumped, cluster,
     clustered, collect, collected, colligate, collocate, combine,
     combined, come, come to, compare, compile, complement,
     comprehensive, comprise, congeries, conglobation, conglomerate,
     conglomeration, congregate, congregated, contain, corral, count,
     cumulate, cumulation, difference, dig up, draw together, dredge up,
     drive together, each and every, entire, entirety, everything,
     exhaustive, fascicled, fasciculated, gather, gather in,
     gather together, gathered, gathering, get in, get together,
     glomerate, glomeration, gob, gross, group, heaped, holistic, hunk,
     in session, inclusive, integral, integrated, join, joined, joint,
     juxtapose, knotted, leagued, length and breadth, lump,
     lump together, lumped, make up, mass, massed, match, meeting,
     mobilize, mount up to, muster, number, omnibus, one, one and all,
     one and indivisible, package, package deal, packaged, pair,
     partner, piled, product, put together, quantity, quantum, raise,
     rake up, rally, reckon up to, reckoning, round up, run into,
     run to, score, scrape together, set, snowball, stacked, stockpile,
     sum, sum total, summation, take up, tale, tally, the bottom line,
     the corpus, the ensemble, the entirety, the lot, the story,
     the whole, the whole range, the whole story, tot up to, total,
     totality, tote, tote up to, unitize, universal, wad, whip in,
     whole, wrapped up, x number

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  AGGREGATE. A collection of particular persons or items, formed into one
  body; as a corporation aggregate, which is one formed of a number of natural
  persons; the union of individual charges make an aggregate charge.

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