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Oxford dictionary definition of the word aggregate:
1a whole formed by combining several separate elements:
the council was an aggregate of three regional assemblies
the total score of a player or team in a fixture comprising more than one game or round:
he set the pace with a one-over-par aggregate of 151
the result put the sides level on aggregate
2a material or structure formed from a mass of fragments or particles loosely compacted together:
the specimen is an aggregate of rock and mineral fragments
[mass noun] pieces of broken or crushed stone or gravel used to make concrete and in building:
use aggregate for the first layer when filling the trench
formed or calculated by the combination of several separate elements; total:
the aggregate amount of grants made
Botany (of a group of species) comprising several very similar species formerly regarded as a single species.
Economics denoting the total supply or demand for goods and services in an economy at a particular time.
form or group into a class or cluster:
socio-occupational groups aggregate men sharing similar kinds of occupation
the butterflies aggregate in dense groups
Computing collect (related items of content) so as to display or link to them:
tools that aggregate data from all of the security devices are a good first step
in (the) aggregate
in total; as a whole:
10,000 tonnes in aggregate
late Middle English: from Latin aggregat- ‘herded together’, from the verb aggregare, from ad- ‘towards’ + grex, greg- ‘a flock’