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Meaning & Definition of Concentrate in English

English

Concentrate

/kɑnsəntret/

noun

1. The desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore

    synonym:
  • dressed ore
  • ,
  • concentrate

2. A concentrated form of a foodstuff

  • The bulk is reduced by removing water
    synonym:
  • concentrate

3. A concentrated example of something

  • "The concentrate of contemporary despair"
    synonym:
  • concentrate

verb

1. Make denser, stronger, or purer

  • "Concentrate juice"
    synonym:
  • concentrate

2. Direct one's attention on something

  • "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
    synonym:
  • concentrate
  • ,
  • focus
  • ,
  • center
  • ,
  • centre
  • ,
  • pore
  • ,
  • rivet

3. Make central

  • "The russian government centralized the distribution of food"
    synonym:
  • centralize
  • ,
  • centralise
  • ,
  • concentrate

4. Make more concise

  • "Condense the contents of a book into a summary"
    synonym:
  • digest
  • ,
  • condense
  • ,
  • concentrate

5. Draw together or meet in one common center

  • "These groups concentrate in the inner cities"
    synonym:
  • concentrate

6. Compress or concentrate

  • "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
    synonym:
  • condense
  • ,
  • concentrate
  • ,
  • contract

7. Be cooked until very little liquid is left

  • "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
    synonym:
  • boil down
  • ,
  • reduce
  • ,
  • decoct
  • ,
  • concentrate

8. Cook until very little liquid is left

  • "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
    synonym:
  • reduce
  • ,
  • boil down
  • ,
  • concentrate

Examples of using

They're making too much noise. I can't concentrate.