To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force; to fix; as, to concentrate rays of light into a focus; to concentrate the attention.
- To direct or draw toward a common center; focus.
- To bring into one main body: Authority was concentrated in the president.
- To make (a solution or mixture) less dilute.
- To converge toward or meet in a common center.
- To increase by degree; gather: "Dusk began to concentrate into full night” ( Anthony Hyde).
- To direct one's thoughts or attention: We concentrated on the task before us.
- A product that has been concentrated, especially a food that has been reduced in volume or bulk by the removal of liquid: pineapple juice concentrate.