concentrate / ˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt /


concentrate3 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

con·cen·trat·ed, con·cen·trat·ing.

  1. to bring or draw to a common center or point of union; converge; direct toward one point; focus: to concentrate one's attention on a problem; to concentrate the rays of the sun with a lens.
  2. to put or bring into a single place, group, etc.: The nation's wealth had been concentrated in a few families.
  3. to intensify; make denser, stronger, or purer, especially by the removal or reduction of liquid: to concentrate fruit juice; to concentrate a sauce by boiling it down.
  4. Mining. to separate from rock, sand, etc., so as to improve the quality of the valuable portion.
v. 无主动词 verb

con·cen·trat·ed, con·cen·trat·ing.

  1. to bring all efforts, faculties, activities, etc., to bear on one thing or activity: to concentrate on solving a problem.
  2. to come to or toward a common center; converge; collect: The population concentrated in one part of the city.
  3. to become more intense, stronger, or purer.
n. 名词 noun
  1. a concentrated form of something; a product of concentration: a juice concentrate.

concentrate 近义词

v. 动词 verb

think about closely

v. 动词 verb

gather, collect


  1. Scaling up sheep meant keeping more and feeding them in winter on bought in concentrate feeds.
  2. If you drink from a flute, do so from a tulip-shape one to concentrate the notes, Simonetti-Bryan says.
  3. He did suffer from ‘Black Dog’ [depression] as he called it and having something to concentrate on was therapeutic for him.
  4. She struggled to concentrate on crossword puzzles and read books, so she just watched television.
  5. In times of crisis, President Obama can be counted on to concentrate power in the White House.
  6. The Guard will concentrate its resources on carrying out this limited mission.
  7. He was trying hard to concentrate his mind upon the sweet and common things of life.
  8. I dont know that I care for chess; I can not concentrate my attention as I could a year ago.
  9. Hence the alternative has been to concentrate the "less eligibility" on the conditions of the pauper's mental life.
  10. They were evidently desirous only of gaining time by negociation to assemble and concentrate their forces.
  11. Citizens, by birth or choice of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections.