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    gather

    gather - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gather

    Definition
    (noun) sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
    Synonyms : gathering
    Definition
    (noun) the act of gathering something
    Synonyms : gathering
    Definition
    (verb) assemble or get together
    Synonyms : collect , garner , pull together
    Example Sentence
    • gather some stones
    • pull your thoughts together
    Definition
    (verb) collect in one place
    Synonyms : assemble , foregather , forgather , meet
    Example Sentence
    • We assembled in the church basement
    • Let's gather in the dining room
    Definition
    (verb) collect or gather
    Example Sentence
    • Journals are accumulating in my office
    • The work keeps piling up
    Definition
    (verb) conclude from evidence
    Example Sentence
    • I gather you have not done your homework
    Definition
    (verb) draw together into folds or puckers
    Synonyms : pucker , tuck
    Definition
    (verb) get people together
    Synonyms : assemble , get together
    Example Sentence
    • assemble your colleagues
    • get together all those who are interested in the project
    • gather the close family members
    Definition
    (verb) draw and bring closer
    Example Sentence
    • she gathered her shawl around her shoulders
    Definition
    (verb) look for (food) in nature
    Example Sentence
    • Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall
    Definition
    (verb) increase or develop
    Synonyms : gain
    Example Sentence
    • the peace movement gained momentum
    • the car gathers speed
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