Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive & intransitive verb To direct toward or come together at a common center.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To draw or direct to a common center; to bring together at a focus or point, as two or more lines; to concentrate.
  • intransitive verb To come to one point; to meet in, or converge toward, a common center; to have a common center.

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  • verb American Alternative spelling of concentre.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably Italian concentrare or French concentrer : both from Latin com-, com- + Latin centrum, center; see center.]

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con- +‎ center

Examples

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  • A teacher, a coach or a mentor

    Converts the doubter to assenter.

    The team that she leads

    Cooperatively heeds

    So eccentric courses concenter.

    September 8, 2015