congest definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To overfill or overcrowd: Trucks congested the tunnel.
    • Pathology To cause the accumulation of exorbitant bloodstream or muscle liquid in (a vessel or organ).
    • to gather or gather into a mass or aggregate; to create collectively; to accumulate.
    • To cause an overfullness of the bloodstream (esp. the capillary vessel) of an organ or component.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to become congested.
  • noun:
    • In Ireland and Scotland, a tenant living on land whose sources don't help him acceptably.
  • verb:
    • To overfill or overcrowd.
    • become or cause in order to become obstructed
  • others:
    • to get or gather into a mass or aggregate; heap together. See congested.
    • In medicine, to cause an unnatural buildup of blood in: as, the lungs may be congested by cool.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "congest"
    • They (adminstration) have to check and…
    • View More
  • Verb Forms for "congest"
  • Etymologically Related for "congest"
141 votes

How would you define congest?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!