Synonyms for concentrate

Synonyms for (noun) concentrate

Synonyms: concentrate

Definition: a concentrated example of something

Usage: the concentrate of contemporary despair

Similar words: paradigm, image, epitome, prototype

Definition: a standard or typical example

Usage: he is the prototype of good breeding; he provided America with an image of the good father


Synonyms: concentrate

Definition: a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water

Similar words: food product, foodstuff

Definition: a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food


Synonyms: dressed ore, concentrate

Definition: the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore

Similar words: ore

Definition: a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined

Synonyms for (verb) concentrate

Synonyms: reduce, boil down, concentrate

Definition: cook until very little liquid is left

Usage: The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease

Definition: make smaller

Usage: He decreased his staff


Synonyms: concentrate, decoct, boil down, reduce

Definition: be cooked until very little liquid is left

Usage: The sauce should reduce to one cup

Similar words: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease

Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range

Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper


Synonyms: concentrate

Definition: make denser, stronger, or purer

Usage: concentrate juice

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: concentrate, condense, digest

Definition: make more concise

Usage: condense the contents of a book into a summary

Similar words: abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, reduce, foreshorten, shorten

Definition: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

Usage: The manuscript must be shortened


Synonyms: concentrate, condense, contract

Definition: compress or concentrate

Usage: Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: concentrate, centralise, centralize

Definition: make central

Usage: The Russian government centralized the distribution of food

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore

Definition: direct one's attention on something

Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate

Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere


Synonyms: concentrate

Definition: draw together or meet in one common center

Usage: These groups concentrate in the inner cities

Similar words: converge

Definition: move or draw together at a certain location

Usage: The crowd converged on the movie star