Thesaurus for gather
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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.