Congregating
Congregate Con"gre*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Congregated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Congregating}] To collect into an assembly or assemblage; to assemble; to bring into one place, or into a united body; to gather together; to mass; to compact. [1913 Webster]

Any multitude of Christian men congregated may be termed by the name of a church. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

Cold congregates all bodies. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

The great receptacle Of congregated waters he called Seas. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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