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Definition of concrete verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

concrete

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkɒŋkriːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːŋkriːt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they concrete
BrE BrE//ˈkɒŋkriːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːŋkriːt//
 
he / she / it concretes
BrE BrE//ˈkɒŋkriːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːŋkriːts//
 
past simple concreted
BrE BrE//ˈkɒŋkriːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːŋkriːtɪd//
 
past participle concreted
BrE BrE//ˈkɒŋkriːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːŋkriːtɪd//
 
-ing form concreting
BrE BrE//ˈkɒŋkriːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːŋkriːtɪŋ//
 
Construction
 
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concrete something (over) to cover something with concrete The garden had been concreted over. See related entries: Construction Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘solidified’): from French concret or Latin concretus, past participle of concrescere ‘grow together’. The noun sense ‘building material’ dates from the mid 19th cent.