Part of speech: verb
Origin: Latin, late 17th century
Collect or form into a mass or group.
Examples of Agglomerate in a sentence
"The students agglomerated at the football field for the rally."
"If you can agglomerate the laundry into one pile, it will be easier to manage."
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In Latin, “glomus” is a ball. From that we get the verb “agglomerare,” which roughly means added to a ball. In English, agglomerate is mainly used in a more technical sense for gathering up something into a group.
Did you Know?
Agglomerate is one of those special words that can be used as a verb, a noun, and an adjective. You can agglomerate a mound of spilled cereal; an agglomerate of cereal can be in a bowl, and an agglomerate pile of cereal on the floor just looks messy.