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Definition 1: a concentrated example of something - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the concentrate of contemporary despair

(concentrate is a kind of ...) a standard or typical example

"he is the prototype of good breeding" "he provided America with an image of the good father"

Definition 2: a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water - [noun denoting food]

(concentrate is a kind of ...) a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

(... is a kind of concentrate ) a concentrated form of tomatoes

(... is a kind of concentrate ) milk concentrated by evaporation

(... is a kind of concentrate ) orange juice that has been concentrated and frozen

Definition 3: the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for concentrate in the sense of this definition

(concentrate is a kind of ...) a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined

Definition 4: cook until very little liquid is left - [verb of change]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time

Synonyms for concentrate in the sense of this definition

(concentrate is a kind of ...) make smaller

"He decreased his staff"

(concentrate belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 5: make denser, stronger, or purer - [verb of change]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • concentrate juice

(concentrate is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

Definition 6: make central - [verb of change]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Russian government centralized the distribution of food

Synonyms for concentrate in the sense of this definition

(concentrate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 7: be cooked until very little liquid is left - [verb of change]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sauce should reduce to one cup

Synonyms for concentrate in the sense of this definition

(concentrate is a kind of ...) decrease in size, extent, or range

"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester" "The cabin pressure fell dramatically" "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds" "his voice fell to a whisper"

(concentrate belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 8: make more concise - [verb of change]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • condense the contents of a book into a summary

Synonyms for concentrate in the sense of this definition

(concentrate is a kind of ...) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

"The manuscript must be shortened"

(... is a kind of concentrate ) put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume

"capsulize the news"

(... is a kind of concentrate ) make smaller or shorter

"the novel was telescoped into a short play"

Definition 9: compress or concentrate - [verb of change]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan

Synonyms for concentrate in the sense of this definition

(concentrate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(concentrate has a similar meaning as ...) become more compact or concentrated

"Her feelings condensed"

Definition 10: direct one's attention on something - [verb of cognition]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Synonyms for concentrate in the sense of this definition

(concentrate is a kind of ...) use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

"I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"

(... is a kind of concentrate ) devote (oneself) fully to

"He immersed himself into his studies"

(... is a kind of concentrate ) cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression

"She was recalled by a loud laugh"

(... is a kind of concentrate ) focus one's attention on a certain state

"Think big" "think thin"

(... is a kind of concentrate ) examine closely; focus one's attention on

"He zoomed in on the book"

(... is a kind of concentrate ) listen and pay attention

"Listen to your father" "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"

(concentrate has a similar meaning as ...) hold (someone's attention)

"The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists"

Definition 11: draw together or meet in one common center - [verb of motion]

Samples where concentrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These groups concentrate in the inner cities

(concentrate is a kind of ...) move or draw together at a certain location

"The crowd converged on the movie star"

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