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Synonyms for concentrate
ˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dressed ore, concentrate(noun)

    the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore

    Synonyms:
    dressed ore

    Antonyms:
    deconcentrate, decentralise, decentralize

  2. concentrate(noun)

    a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water

    Synonyms:
    dressed ore

    Antonyms:
    deconcentrate, decentralise, decentralize

  3. concentrate(verb)

    a concentrated example of something

    "the concentrate of contemporary despair"

    Synonyms:
    dressed ore

    Antonyms:
    deconcentrate, decentralise, decentralize

  4. concentrate(verb)

    make denser, stronger, or purer

    "concentrate juice"

    Synonyms:
    condense, center, rivet, decoct, centre, centralize, contract, boil down, pore, reduce, focus, centralise, digest

    Antonyms:
    decentralize, deconcentrate, decentralise

  5. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet(verb)

    direct one's attention on something

    "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

    Synonyms:
    decoct, center on, concentrate on, focus, sharpen, centralise, focus on, concenter, contract, digest, revolve around, condense, focalise, centre, center, boil down, focalize, revolve about, reduce, rivet, pore, concentre, centralize

    Antonyms:
    deconcentrate, decentralise, decentralize

  6. centralize, centralise, concentrate(verb)

    make central

    "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"

    Synonyms:
    condense, center, rivet, decoct, centre, centralize, contract, boil down, pore, reduce, focus, centralise, digest

    Antonyms:
    decentralise, decentralize, deconcentrate

  7. digest, condense, concentrate(verb)

    make more concise

    "condense the contents of a book into a summary"

    Synonyms:
    decoct, reduce, condense, put up, stand, suffer, boil down, centralise, abide, support, stomach, digest, distill, brook, centre, center, stick out, tolerate, distil, rivet, contract, focus, endure, pore, bear, centralize

    Antonyms:
    decentralize, decentralise, deconcentrate

  8. concentrate(verb)

    draw together or meet in one common center

    "These groups concentrate in the inner cities"

    Synonyms:
    condense, center, rivet, decoct, centre, centralize, contract, boil down, pore, reduce, focus, centralise, digest

    Antonyms:
    decentralize, deconcentrate, decentralise

  9. condense, concentrate, contract(verb)

    compress or concentrate

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

    Synonyms:
    digest, narrow, decoct, pore, get, cut, boil down, foreshorten, centre, rivet, press, center, focus, centralise, take, sign on, sign, sign up, distil, compress, shrink, abridge, reduce, condense, contract, squeeze, compact, undertake, distill, centralize, shorten, abbreviate, constrict

    Antonyms:
    decentralise, deconcentrate, decentralize

  10. boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate(verb)

    be cooked until very little liquid is left

    "The sauce should reduce to one cup"

    Synonyms:
    digest, bring down, decoct, pore, slim down, quash, boil down, foreshorten, cut back, trim down, rivet, thin out, center, focus, centralise, cut, trim back, trim, slenderize, cut down, tighten, subjugate, shrink, abridge, reduce, condense, contract, melt off, subdue, scale down, centre, deoxidize, shorten, dilute, slim, thin, come down, centralize, deoxidise, abbreviate, keep down, lose weight, repress

    Antonyms:
    decentralize, deconcentrate, decentralise

  11. reduce, boil down, concentrate(verb)

    cook until very little liquid is left

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

    Synonyms:
    digest, bring down, decoct, pore, slim down, quash, boil down, foreshorten, trim down, rivet, slim, center, focus, centralise, cut, trim back, trim, slenderize, cut back, cut down, subjugate, thin out, shrink, abridge, come down, condense, contract, melt off, subdue, scale down, centre, deoxidize, shorten, dilute, thin, reduce, centralize, deoxidise, abbreviate, keep down, lose weight, repress, tighten

    Antonyms:
    deconcentrate, decentralize, decentralise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. concentrate

    Synonyms:
    assemble, converge, muster, congregate, convene, draw, conglomerate, condense, localize, centralize

    Antonyms:
    disperse, scatter, dismiss, decentralize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. concentrate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    condense, bring into a small compass, bring toward a central point

  2. concentrate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    boil down, reduce by evaporation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. concentrate(v)

    Synonyms:
    centralize, focus, consolidate, condense, rectify

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    focus, concentrated, concentrates, concentration, concentrating, focusing, focused

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#108267constrict
#116275subjugate
#163010distil
#164247centralise

How to use concentrate in a sentence?

  1. Vice Health Minister Kim Gang-lip:

    There are still many patients arising from Daegu and nearby regions ... and sporadic infections continue to emerge elsewhere, though they're not spreading as fast, in fact, now is the time to concentrate all our capabilities to bring a clear reduction in infections.

  2. Timothy Noakes:

    Cricket is like baseball, you've got to concentrate for 10 seconds and then you relax, and then you concentrate. And that switching on and switching off is affected by carbohydrates and sugar, in my view. It's the same in golf.

  3. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer:

    As we return to work under the cloud of crisis, Senate Republicans should concentrate on helping us recover from COVID-19, not confirming right-wing judges or protecting big businesses that threaten to put workers at serious risk.

  4. Matt Stanley:

    The market needs to stop worrying about this balance and concentrate on the now, we rallied on the back of supply outages, wildfires and seemingly increased demand. Well, Shell have lifted force majeure at (Nigeria's) Bonny ... the wildfires are out and Canada is close to full production, and (U.S.) gasoline demand is at 15-month lows.

  5. Shell France:

    The transaction is consistent with Shell's strategy to concentrate its downstream footprint on a smaller number of assets and markets where it can be most competitive, and is part of an ongoing exit from the LPG business globally.


Translations for concentrate

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  • تركز, ركزArabic
  • съсредоточавам, концентрат, концентрирам, насочвам към общ центърBulgarian
  • concentrarCatalan, Valencian
  • soustředit, koncentrát, koncentrovatCzech
  • konzentrieren, Konzentrat, [[sich]] [[konzentrieren]]German
  • συμπύκνωμαGreek
  • concentrarse, concentrar, concentradoSpanish
  • متمرکز کردنPersian
  • rikaste, keskittyä, keskittää, konsentraatti, väkevöidä, rikastaa, tiivisteFinnish
  • concentrer, concentréFrench
  • תרכיזHebrew
  • koncentrátumHungarian
  • concentrato, concentrare, concentrarsiItalian
  • 集中, 凝縮Japanese
  • animadvertoLatin
  • arotahi, whakakukū, kukūMāori
  • concentrerenDutch
  • концентрироваться, сосредоточить, концентра́т, сконцентрировать, сконцентрироваться, сосредоточивать, концентрировать, сосредоточиваться, сосредоточитьсяRussian
  • koncentrera sig, koncentrera, koncentratSwedish
  • yoğunlaşmakTurkish

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