aggregate


aggregate
ag·gre·gate 1 /'a-grə-gət/ adj: taken as a total
aggregate liability
ag·gre·gate 2 /'a-grə-ˌgāt/ vb -gat·ed, -gat·ing
vt
1: to combine or gather into a whole
class members may aggregate their individual claims compare join
2: to amount to
an award aggregating $100,000
vi: to form an aggregate
they may not aggregate if their claims are regarded as “separate and distinct” — J. M. Landers et al.
ag·gre·gate 3 /'a-grə-gət/ n
1: total amount
may sue in federal court if the aggregate of the claims exceeds $50,000
2: a whole made up of individual units
the aggregate of operative facts

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

aggregate
I noun agglomerate, aggregation, amount, assemblage, assembly, body, collection, conglomeration, entire number, entire quantity, entirety, gross, gross amount, indissoluble entity, indivisible entity, mass, sum, sum total, total, totality, whole associated concepts: aggregate corporation, aggregate income, combine II verb accumulate, acquire, add together, agglomerate, aggroup, amass, amount to, assemble, bring together, build up, clump, cluster, collect, collect into a mass, colligate, compile, conglomerate, cumulate, gather, gather together, group, integrate, join, mass, total, unite associated concepts: aggregate claims III index accumulate (amass), agglomeration, amount (quantity), coadunate, collect (gather), collection (accumulation), collective, combination, compile, complex (development), composite, compound, comprise, concentrate (consolidate), conglomerate, conglomeration, congregate, congregation, corpus, cumulation, entirety, garner, glean, gross (total), hoard, in solido, join (bring together), mass (body of persons), multiple, quantity, total, totality, whole (undamaged), whole

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


aggregate
n.
The sum of several parts; the entire amount of something.
v.
To combine several elements into one whole, as when several causes of action are joined into a single lawsuit or several people are combined to form a group for a class action.
n.
aggregation

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


aggregate
1 n. The sum, total, or whole of all the parts.
2 v. To collect or combine.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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