gather  

  • Pronunciation of gather: G AE1 DH ER0 ('ɡæðər)

  • Number of syllables of gather: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of gather

  • Definition of gather

    • (n): the act of gathering something  
    • (n): sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching  
    • (v): collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"  
    • (v): conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework"  
    • (v): look for (food) in nature; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"  
    • (v): draw fabric together and sew it tightly  
    • (v): assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"  
    • (v): collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let''s gather in the dining room"  
    • (v): get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"  
  • Examples of gather

    • During the intermission, men gather on the stage chatting.  
    • The people of the town gather around the shelter.  
    • Slave laborers are working to gather the phosphorescent tears.  
    • The poll was to gather the opinions of editors.  
    • The ruse worked as the soldiers stopped to gather the money.  
    • Shall we gather strength by irresolution and inaction  
    • You need to gather additional data to diagnose the cause of the problem.  
    • She loses the pants, prompting the Sisterhood to gather.  
    • I sit on the filthy floor and gather the band's names.  
    • The best secret agents of the world gather urgently.  

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