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Synonyms for conglomerate
kənˈglɒm ər ɪt, kəŋ-; -əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pudding stone, conglomerate(noun)

    a composite rock made up of particles of varying size

    Synonyms:
    empire, pudding stone

    Antonyms:
    uncombined

  2. conglomerate, empire(adj)

    a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization

    Synonyms:
    empire, imperium, pudding stone

    Antonyms:
    uncombined

  3. conglomerate(verb)

    composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass

    "the conglomerate peoples of New England"

    Antonyms:
    uncombined

  4. accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass(verb)

    collect or gather

    "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"

    Synonyms:
    assemble, heap up, garner, hoard, amass, get together, pucker, meet, roll up, gather, foregather, gain, pile up, stack up, tuck, collect, pull together, accumulate, compile, cumulate, forgather

    Antonyms:
    uncombined

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conglomerate

    That is complex which is made up of several connected parts. That is compound in which the parts are not merely connected, but fused, or otherwise combined into a single substance. In a composite object the different parts have less of unity than in that which is complex or compound, but maintain their distinct individuality. In a heterogeneous body unlike parts or particles are intermingled, often without apparent order or plan. Conglomerate (literally, globed together) is said of a confused mingling of masses or lumps of various substances. The New England pudding-stone is a conglomerate rock. In a complex object the arrangement and relation of parts may be perfectly clear; in a complicated mechanism the parts are so numerous, or so combined, that the mind can not readily grasp their mutual relations; in an intricate arrangement the parts are so intertwined that it is difficult to follow their windings; things are involved which are rolled together so as not to be easily separated, either in thought or in fact; things which are tangled or entangled mutually hold and draw upon each other. The conception of a material object is usually complex, involving form, color, size, and other elements; a clock is a complicated mechanism; the Gordian knot was intricate; the twining serpents of the Laocoon are involved. We speak of an abstruse statement, a complex conception, a confused heap, a heterogeneous mass, a tangled skein, an intricate problem; of composite architecture, an involved sentence; of the complicated or intricate accounts of a great business, the entangled accounts of an incompetent or dishonest bookkeeper.

    Synonyms:
    abstruse, complex, complicated, composite, compound, confused, entangled, heterogeneous, intricate, involved, manifold, mingled, mixed, multiform, obscure, tangled

    Antonyms:
    clear, direct, homogeneous, obvious, plain, simple, uncombined, uncompounded, uniform, unraveled

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. conglomerate(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pudding-stone

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    heterogeneous

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How to use conglomerate in a sentence?

  1. Alexander Mayer:

    Companies are more vulnerable to takeovers or become targets of activist investors if they are burdened with a conglomerate discount.

  2. Yasuhiro Narita:

    From a concentration risk perspective, it appears to be high risk, while Citic is a conglomerate, it deals with areas such as real estate and raw materials development which are facing deteriorating conditions, we need to note the possibility of future losses.

  3. David Brock:

    It's not a vast right wing conspiracy. It's a right-wing conglomerate, it's more sophisticated, it's well-financed, it's well known.

  4. Alexander Mayer:

    The advantages from having a diversified conglomerate, for funding purposes for example, are not as pronounced as the valuation discount on conglomerates through complex structures, companies are more vulnerable to takeovers or become targets of activist investors if they are burdened with a conglomerate discount.

  5. Philip Hampton:

    To me, it isn't a screaming case that this is a useless conglomerate that needs to be broken up, there are absolutely good arguments for that (consumer) business to fit well with large pharma.


Translations for conglomerate

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  • конгломератBulgarian
  • Konglomerat, Multikonzern, MischkonzernGerman
  • ετερογενών δραστηριοτήτωνGreek
  • monialayhtiö, konglomeraatti, kasauma, monialayritysFinnish
  • समूहHindi
  • konglomerátumHungarian
  • konglomeratIndonesian
  • völuberg, fjölgreinafyrirtæki, hlaupa í kökk, samsteypa, steypa saman, sundurleitur, safna saman, samsetturIcelandic
  • conglomeraatDutch
  • конгломератRussian

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