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concentrate

 
Noun concentrate has 3 senses
  1. dressed ore, concentrate - the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
    --1 is a kind of ore
    Derived form: verb concentrate1
  2. concentrate - a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water
    --2 is a kind of
    foodstuff, food product
    --2 has particulars:
     tomato concentrate; evaporated milk; frozen orange juice, orange-juice concentrate
    Derived forms: verb concentrate7, verb concentrate8
  3. concentrate - a concentrated example; "the concentrate of contemporary despair"
    --3 is a kind of
    prototype, paradigm, epitome, image
Verb concentrate has 8 senses
  1. concentrate - make (the solvent of a solution) dense or denser
    --1 is one way to
    change state, turn
    Derived forms: noun concentration4, noun concentration1, noun concentration3, noun concentrate1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet - direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
    --2 is one way to think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Derived forms: noun concentration5, noun concentration7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s on something
    => Somebody ----s
  3. centralize, centralise, concentrate - make central; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
    --3 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: decentralize, deconcentrate, decentralise
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  4. digest, condense, concentrate - make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
    --4 is one way to abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce
    Derived form: noun concentration3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. concentrate - draw together or meet in one common center; "These groups concentrate in the inner cities"
    --5 is one way to
    converge
    Derived forms: noun concentration2, noun concentration6
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  6. condense, concentrate, contract - compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
    --6 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun concentration3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate - be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
    --7 is one way to decrease, diminish, lessen, fall
    Derived forms: noun concentration4, noun concentration3, noun concentrate2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  8. reduce, boil down, concentrate - cook until very little liquid is left; "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
    --8 is one way to decrease, lessen, minify
    Derived forms: noun concentration4, noun concentration3, noun concentrate2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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