ag·gre·gate 1 /'a-grə-gət/ adj: taken as a totalaggregate liabilityag·gre·gate 2 /'a-grə-ˌgāt/ vb -gat·ed, -gat·ingvt1: to combine or gather into a wholeclass members may aggregate their individual claims compare join2: to amount toan award aggregating $100,000vi: to form an aggregatethey may not aggregate if their claims are regarded as “separate and distinct” — J. M. Landers et al.ag·gre·gate 3 /'a-grə-gət/ n1: total amountmay sue in federal court if the aggregate of the claims exceeds $50,0002: a whole made up of individual unitsthe aggregate of operative facts
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
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
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
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. William C. Burton. 2006
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. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
1 n. The sum, total, or whole of all the parts.2 v. To collect or combine.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.