Definition of Congest

1. Verb. Become or cause to become obstructed. "The water pipe is backed up"

Exact synonyms: Back Up, Choke, Choke Off, Clog, Clog Up, Foul
Specialized synonyms: Gum Up, Crap Up, Block, Choke Up, Lug, Stuff, Silt, Silt Up
Generic synonyms: Block, Close Up, Impede, Jam, Obstruct, Obturate, Occlude
Derivative terms: Backup, Clog, Congestion, Congestive
Antonyms: Unclog



Definition of Congest

1. v. t. To collect or gather into a mass or aggregate; to bring together; to accumulate.

Definition of Congest

1. Noun. In Ireland and Scotland, a tenant living on land whose resources do not support him adequately. ¹

2. Verb. To overfill or overcrowd. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Congest

1. to fill to excess [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Congest

congenital torticollis
congenital total lipodystrophy
congenital toxoplasmosis
congenital valve
congenital virilizing adrenal hyperplasia
congenitally
congenitally short oesophagus
congenite
congenitus
conger
conger eel
conger eels
congeries
congers
conges
congest (current term)
congestant
congested
congestee
congestees
congestible
congesting
congestion
congestions
congestiparous
congestive
congestive cardiomyopathy
congestive cirrhosis
congestive heart failure
congestive heart failures

Literary usage of Congest

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1. Middle Temple Table Talk: With Some Talk about the Table Itself by William George Thorpe (1895)
"... unless you know what they mean "—The drink stopped in time—A contrary operation—Cardinal and Rabbi—The late Lord Beaconsfield—Does much writing congest ..."

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