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  • verbthink about closely
  • verbgather, collect

synonyms for concentrate

  • apply
  • establish
  • fixate
  • focus
  • intensify
  • put
  • settle
  • attend
  • center
  • contemplate
  • examine
  • hammer
  • meditate
  • muse
  • need
  • peruse
  • ponder
  • rivet
  • ruminate
  • scrutinize
  • set
  • study
  • sweat
  • weigh
  • be engrossed in
  • bring to bear
  • brood over
  • consider closely
  • crack one's brains
  • direct attention
  • fix attention
  • focus attention
  • get on the beam
  • give attention
  • hammer away at
  • head trip
  • knuckle down
  • occupy thoughts
  • pour it on
  • put mind to
  • rack one's brains
  • think hard
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antonyms for concentrate

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  • confuse
  • unsettle
  • disregard
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • disperse
  • scatter
  • give
  • extend
  • expand
  • waste
  • throw away
  • spread
  • let go
  • spend
  • dissipate
  • separate
  • part
  • divide
  • stretch
  • increase
  • squander
  • loosen
  • enlarge
  • retreat
  • release
  • scatter
  • weaken
  • disperse
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How to use concentrate in a sentence

Scaling up sheep meant keeping more and feeding them in winter on bought in concentrate feeds.
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He was trying hard to concentrate his mind upon the sweet and common things of life.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I dont know that I care for chess; I can not concentrate my attention as I could a year ago.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Hence the alternative has been to concentrate the "less eligibility" on the conditions of the pauper's mental life.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
They were evidently desirous only of gaining time by negociation to assemble and concentrate their forces.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Citizens, by birth or choice of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections.
KEY-NOTES OF AMERICAN LIBERTYVARIOUS
On the eighth he began to concentrate his troops, and took measures to find the enemy in order to force a battle.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
I do, sir; and at the same time a telegram was sent to the Cossacks of the government of Tobolsk to concentrate their forces.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
Concentrate our thoughts on his giving notice, and invite our friends to do the same.
A BOSWELL OF BAGHDADE. V. LUCAS
Must I concentrate my mind or keep my thoughts fixed on anything?
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONCENTRATE

  • abbreviate
  • abstract
  • blue pencil
  • chop
  • clip
  • compress
  • concentrate
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • cut
  • decrease
  • digest
  • diminish
  • downsize
  • lessen
  • limit
  • narrow
  • put in nutshell
  • reduce
  • restrict
  • slash
  • snip
  • summarize
  • trim
  • truncate
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