conglomerate

  1. a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization

    Synonyms : empire
    Type Of : corp, corporation
  2. a composite rock made up of particles of varying size

    Synonyms : pudding stone
    Type Of : stone, rock
  3. collect or gather

    Synonyms : accumulate, amass, cumulate, gather, pile up
    Type Of : increase
  4. composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass

    Examples :
    • the conglomerate peoples of New England

counterpart

  1. a duplicate copy

    Synonyms : similitude, twin
    Type Of : duplicate, duplication
  2. a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another

    Synonyms : opposite number, vis-a-vis
    Type Of : equivalent

canny

  1. showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

    Synonyms : cagey, cagy, clever

corpulent

  1. excessively fat

    Synonyms : obese, rotund, weighty