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 Meanings and Examples of CONGREGATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
congregate
 v.  assemble; convene; gather
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  And the congregation of the Episcopal Church almost fell out of their pews when he tiptoed in, late for services, with Wade's hand held in his.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
2  The congregation was as much stunned by Wade's appearance as by Rhett's, for the little boy was supposed to be a Catholic.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
3  The congregation faced the heat with informality.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  With a rustle of starched linen skirts and stiff shirt-fronts, the congregation sat down, and gave heed to the Reverend Mr. Zitterel.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
5  She glanced back at the congregation.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
6  The congregation had doffed their piety.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
7  Entering, I found a small scattered congregation of sailors, and sailors' wives and widows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
8  But you must not suppose from this specimen of his sermonizings that he ever flew into downright passions with his congregation.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
9  The congregation stared at her.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
10  After the last hymn had been sung, and the congregation was dismissed, Ole slipped out to the hitch-bar and lifted Lena on her horse.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
11  He coaxed in schoolmistress fashion, as to a congregation of boys with primers.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
12  A congregation of horses, tied to a long railing, were tugging frenziedly at their bridles.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
13  There was a rustling of dresses, and the standing congregation sat down.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
14  It was a genuine relief to the whole congregation when the ordeal was over and the benediction pronounced.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  As the "sold" congregation trooped out they said they would almost be willing to be made ridiculous again to hear Old Hundred sung like that once more.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence:
1  It's Tuesday afternoon, the time when various bartenders congregate at The Professor's bar to swap cocktail recipes and discuss new products.
2  There are those who are not the best role models out there, but a congregation is the heart of why and where I attend church.
3  At the young priest's ordination, the members of the congregation presented him with a set of vestments.
4  The congregation being fully assembled, now, the bell rang once more, to warn laggards and stragglers, and then a solemn hush fell upon the church which was only broken by the tittering and whispering of the choir in the gallery.
5  The congregation was offended by her impious remarks.
6  On this solemn day, the congregation responded to the prayers of the priest during the litany with fervor and intensity.
7  Floyd Flake went to his church Sunday to announce his resignation from Congress so he could devote more time to his congregation.
8  The congregation processed into the church.
9  The vicar preached to the congregation for half an hour.
10  The congregation stood to sing the hymn.