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One entry found for concentrate.
Entry Word: concentrate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to increase the amount of (a substance in a mixture) by removing other substances <prolonged boiling is required to concentrate the sap when making maple syrup>
Synonyms condense
Related Words distill (or distil), purify, refine; compact, harden, solidify; deepen, enhance, heighten, intensify; evaporate, extract, remove
Near Antonyms weaken
Antonyms dilute, water (down)
2 to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective <a president who will try to concentrate public attention on the problems of inner cities>
Synonyms fasten, focus, rivet, train
Related Words aim, direct, level, point, zero (in on); attend, heed, mind
3 to bring (something) to a central point or under a single control <concentrate our efforts on the most important issues> -- see CENTRALIZE
4 to bring together in one body or place <concentrate your forces on the right side of the battlefield> -- see GATHER 1
5 to come together into one body or place <recent immigrants tend to concentrate in port cities> -- see ASSEMBLE 1