Synonyms and related words:
bar, bind, block, block up, blockade, brim, bung, caulk, charge, chink, chock, choke, choke off, choke up, clog, clog up, close, compact, compress, concentrate, condense, consolidate, constipate, cork, cover, cram, crowd, dam, dam up, densen, densify, drench, fill, fill to overflowing, fill up, foul, freight, glut, gluttonize, gorge, jam, jam-pack, lade, load, obstipate, obstruct, occlude, overburden, overcharge, overfeed, overfill, overlade, overload, overstuff, overweight, pack, pad, plug, plug up, press, ram down, ram in, satiate, saturate, soak, solidify, spile, squeeze, stanch, stay, stench, stop, stop up, stopper, stopple, stuff, stuff up, supercharge, supersaturate, surcharge, surfeit, top off, wad, weight

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  • Congest — Con*gest , v. t. [L. congestus, p. p. of congere to bring together; con + gerere. See {Gerund}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To collect or gather into a mass or aggregate; to bring together; to accumulate. [1913 Webster] To what will thy congested guilt… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congest — index concentrate (consolidate), obstruct, overload Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • congest — (v.) early 15c., to bring together (trans.), from L. congestus, pp. of congerere to bring together, pile up, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + gerere to carry, perform. Medical sense of unnatural accumulation (1758) led to transferred… …   Etymology dictionary

  • congest — [kən jest′] vt. [< L congestus, pp. of congerere, to bring together, pile up < com , together + gerere, to carry, perform] 1. a) to cause too much blood, mucus, etc. to accumulate in the vessels of (a part of the body) b) to clog with mucus …   English World dictionary

  • congest — (esp. as congested adj.) affect with congestion; obstruct, block (congested streets; congested lungs). Derivatives: congestive adj. Etymology: L congerere congest (as com , gerere bring) …   Useful english dictionary

  • congest — verb Etymology: Latin congestus, past participle of congerere to bring together, from com + gerere to bear Date: 1599 transitive verb 1. to concentrate in a small or narrow space 2. to cause an excessive accumulation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • congest — congestible, adj. congestive, adj. /keuhn jest /, v.t. 1. to fill to excess; overcrowd or overburden; clog: The subway entrance was so congested that no one could move. 2. Pathol. to cause an unnatural accumulation of blood or other fluid in (a… …   Universalium

  • congest — verb To overfill or overcrowd. See Also: congestion, decongestant …   Wiktionary

  • congest — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. overfill, clog, block; plug, stop, or stuff up; [over]crowd, jam, choke, cram; constipate. See closure. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To plug up something, as a hole, space, or container: block,… …   English dictionary for students

  • congest — con·gest || kÉ™n dÊ’est v. clog, crowd, fill overly full; become congested, become clogged; cause congestion …   English contemporary dictionary

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