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  Definition of gather
  1. the act of gathering something
  2. sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
  3. collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
  4. conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework"
  5. look for (food) in nature; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
  6. draw fabric together and sew it tightly
  7. assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
  8. collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let''s gather in the dining room"
  9. get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"
Similar Words: gathering, accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, amass, pucker, tuck, garner, collect, pull together, meet, assemble, forgather, foregather, get together

 

See Also: pick up, lift up, gather up

 

Hyponyms: centralization, centralisation, harvest, harvesting, harvest home, backlog, accrete, drift, shell, mobilize, mobilise, marshal, summon, rake, reap, glean, hive, salvage, scavenge, muster, rally, come up, muster up, round up, pick, pluck, cull, nut, snail, birdnest, bird-nest, nest, oyster, sponge, pearl, clam, shock, pile up, heap up, stack up, group, aggroup, meet, congregate, fort, fort up, convene, cluster, constellate, flock, clump, crowd, crowd together, converge, turn out, caucus, club, make

 

Grouped Verbs: meet, ran into, encounter, run across, come across, see

 

Derivational Morphology: accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, amass, garner, collect, pull together, pucker, tuck, gathering, aggregate, congeries, conglomeration, conglobation, pile, heap, mound, cumulus, accumulation, accrual, accruement, gatherer, tucker, ruck, collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation, assemblage, assembly, meeting, get together, coming together

 

 
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