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  Definition of concentrate
  1. a concentrated example; "the concentrate of contemporary despair"
  2. a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water
  3. the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
  4. cook until very little liquid is left; "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
  5. be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
  6. make (the solvent of a solution) dense or denser
  7. make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
  8. compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
  9. make central; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
  10. direct one''s attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
  11. draw together or meet in one common center; "These groups concentrate in the inner cities"
Similar Words: dressed ore, reduce, boil down, decoct, digest, condense, contract, centralize, centralise, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet

 

Hyponyms: tomato concentrate, evaporated milk, frozen orange juice, orange-juice concentrate, encapsulate, capsule, capsulize, capsulise, telescope, steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up, recall, think, zoom in, listen, hear, take heed

 

Grouped Verbs: condense, rivet

 

Derivational Morphology: boil down, reduce, decoct, concentration, dressed ore, condenser, optical condenser, condensation, abridgement, abridgment, capsule, compilation, digest, contraction, compression, centralization, centralisation, center, center of attention, focus, focusing, focussing, direction, centering, engrossment, absorption, immersion, assiduity, assiduousness, density, denseness, compactness

 

Anagrams: catercorner

 

 
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