from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To direct toward or come together at a common center.
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- v. Alternative spelling of concentre.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To come to one point; to meet in, or converge toward, a common center; to have a common center.
- transitive v. To draw or direct to a common center; to bring together at a focus or point, as two or more lines; to concentrate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To draw or direct to a common center; bring together; concentrate; center; focus.
- To converge to or meet in a common center; combine or conjoin in one object; center; focus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
It is certain he had a way of bringing it into less form for the many sudden causes he had to do with in the streets; but how he contrived to correct, sweeten, concenter, and qualify it — I vex not my spirit with the inquiry.
Let my Views concenter, and terminate in one focus, in one Point, a great, useful, lawyer virtuous Lawyer.
As the attributes of the poets of the kosmos concenter in the real body, and in the pleasure of things, they possess the superiority of genuineness over all fiction and romance.
Something of this sort seemed to be indispensable, in order, amid so vast a fluctuation of passions and opinions, to concenter my thoughts; to ballast my conduct; to preserve me from being blown about by every wind of fashionable doctrine.
It is certain he had a way of bringing it into less form for the many sudden causes he had to do with in the streets; but how he contrived to correct, sweeten, concenter, and qualify it -- I vex not my spirit with the inquiry.
All these tremendous results concenter upon the single condition of being holy.
Supposing it were impossible to concenter in one great museum the whole of these things, where should you prefer to draw the line?
I have about thirty lines to conclude the first book. this however must be deferred till I have borrowed certain books, as those thirty lines must concenter much Bardic & historical knowledge.
Judas, the apostacy of Julian, and the cruelty of Nero, did all concenter in him.
His learned and pious works, (wherein all the excellencies of the primitive and ancient fathers seem to concenter) are a commentary on the