concentrate
I (consolidate) verb accumulate, agglomerate, aggregate, amass, assemble, bring into a small compass, bring toward a central point, center, centralize, cluster, coalesce, collect, combine, compact, compress, concenter, condense, congest, conglomerate, congregate, conjoin, conligere, constrict, contrahere, converge, crowd together, densify, focalize, focus, gather, make firm, make solid, mass, strengthen, unite II (pay attention) verb animum attendere, apply the mind, attend, attend minutely, be engrossed in, consider closely, contemplate, direct the mind upon, examine closely, fix one's attention, focus, focus attention on, give attention to, give heed, hearken, listen, meditate, muse, occupy the mind with, occupy the thoughts with, peruse carefully, ponder, put one's mind to, regard carefully, ruminate, scrutinize, study deeply, think intensely III index accumulate (amass), border (approach), collect (gather), congregate, consolidate (strengthen), consolidate (unite), constrict (compress), converge, decrease, devote, distill, draw (extract), intensify, muse, reflect (ponder)

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  • Concentrate — (en russe : Концентрат, Konsentrat) est le scénario d un film non abouti du réalisateur russe Andreï Tarkovski datant de 1958. Sommaire 1 Idée de départ 2 Le scénario 3 Historique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • concentrate — UK US /ˈkɒnsəntreɪt/ verb [I or T] ► to give all of your attention to one particular activity, subject, or problem: concentrate on sth »The corporation is selling off its restaurant chain to concentrate on its core retailing business. concentrate …   Financial and business terms

  • Concentrate — Con*cen trate (? or ?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Concentrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concentrating}.] [Pref. con + L. centrum center. Cf. {Concenter}.] 1. To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concentrate — ► VERB 1) (often concentrate on) focus all one s attention or mental effort on an object or activity. 2) gather together in numbers or a mass at one point. 3) focus on: concentrate your energy on breathing. 4) increase the strength of (a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Concentrate — Con*cen trate (? or ?), v. i. To approach or meet in a common center; to consolidate; as, population tends to concentrate in cities. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concentrate — [v1] think about closely apply, attend, be engrossed in, bring to bear, brood over, center, consider closely, contemplate, crack one’s brains*, direct attention, establish, examine, fixate, fix attention, focus, focus attention, get on the beam* …   New thesaurus

  • concentrate — [kän′sən trāt΄] vt. concentrated, concentrating [< CONCENTER + ATE1] 1. to bring to, or direct toward, a common center 2. to collect or focus (one s thoughts, efforts, etc.) 3. to increase the strength, density, or intensity of vi …   English World dictionary

  • concentrate on — index focus, occupy (engage), specialize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • concentrate — (v.) 1630s, to bring or come to a common center, from concenter (1590s), from It. concentrare, from L. com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + centrum center (see CENTER (Cf. center)). Meaning condense is from 1680s. Sense of mentally focus is c.1860 …   Etymology dictionary

  • concentrate — vb 1 *center, focus, centralize Analogous words: fix, *set, settle, establish: muster, convoke, convene (see SUMMON) 2 *compact, consolidate, unify Analogous words: *gather, collect, assemble: mass, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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