HyperDic: gather

English > 11 senses of the word gather:
VERBcontactgather, garner, collect, pull togetherassemble or get together
socialgather, meet, assemble, forgather, foregathercollect in one place
changegather, accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, amasscollect or gather
communicationgatherconclude from evidence
contactgather, pucker, tuckdraw together into folds or puckers
socialgather, assemble, get togetherget people together
contactgatherdraw and bring closer
contactgatherlook for (food) in nature
changegather, gainincrease / increase or develop
NOUNartifactgather, gatheringsewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
actgather, gatheringthe act of gathering something
gather > pronunciation
Soundsgae'dher
Rhymesaltogether ... zither: 43 rhymes with dher...
English > gather: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching.
Synonymgathering
Broadersewing, stitcheryNeedlework on which you are working with needle and thread
Spanishcogida, frunce
Catalanfrunzit, recollida
Verbsgatherdraw together into folds or puckers
English > gather: 11 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of gathering something.
Synonymgathering
Narrowercentralization, centralisationgathering to a center
harvest, harvesting, harvest homeThe gathering of a ripened crop
Broadercollection, collecting, assembling, aggregationThe act of gathering something together
Spanishcogida
Catalancollita
Verbsgatherassemble or get together
gatherlook for (food) in nature
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningAssemble or get together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"gather some stones"
Synonymsgarner, collect, pull together
Entailed bycollateTo assemble in proper sequence
Narrowerbirdnest, bird-nestGather birdnests
clamGather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
clubGather into a club-like mass
hiveGather into a hive
mobilize, mobilise, marshal, summonmake ready for action or use
muster, rally, summon, come up, muster upGather or bring together
nestGather nests
nutGather nuts
oysterGather oysters, dig oysters
pearlGather pearls, from oysters in the ocean
pick, pluck, culllook for and gather
pile up, heap up, stack upArrange into piles or stacks
rakeGather with a rake
reap, harvest, gleanGather, as of natural products
round upseek out and bring together
salvage, scavengeCollect discarded or refused material
shockCollect or gather into shocks
snailGather snails
spongeGather sponges, in the ocean
See alsogather uptake and lift upward
Oppositespread, distributeDistribute or disperse widely
Spanishcolectar, congregar, ensamblar, juntar, ordenar, recoger, recolectar, recopilar, reunir
Catalanajuntar, aplegar, arreplegar, collir, congregar, recol·lectar, recollir, recopilar, reunir
Participlegatheredbrought together in one place
ungatherednot brought together in one place
Nounsgatherthe act of gathering something
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningCollect in one place.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "Let's gather in the dining room"
Synonymsmeet, assemble, forgather, foregather
Caused byassemble, gather, get togetherget people together
callCall a meeting
Entailed byadjourn, withdraw, retirebreak from a meeting or gathering
Narrowercaucusmeet to select a candidate or promote a policy
clubGather and spend time together
cluster, constellate, flock, clumpCome together as in a cluster or flock
congregateCome together, usually for a purpose
convenemeet formally
convergeMove or draw together at a certain location
crowd, crowd togetherTo gather together in large numbers
fort, fort upGather in, or as if in, a fort / fort, as for protection or defense
group, aggroupform a group or group together
hiveMove together in a hive / hive or as if in a hive / hive
meetmeet by design
turn outCome and gather for a public event
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
Similar tomeet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, seeCome together
Spanishamontonarse, armar, citar, coincidir, concentrar, congregarse, congregar, juntarse, juntar, reunirse, reunir
Catalanagrupar-se, amuntegar-se, armar, citar, coincidir, concentrar, congregar-se, congregar, juntar-se, reunir-se, reunir
Nounsgatheringthe social act of assembling
gatheringa group of persons together in one place
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCollect or gather.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsaccumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, amass
NarroweraccreteGrow or become attached by accretion
backlogaccumulate and create a backlog
driftBe piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current
BroaderincreaseBecome bigger or greater in amount
Spanishacumularse, acumular, amontonarse, amontonar, conglomerar, congregar
Catalanacumular-se, acumular, ajuntar, amuntegar-se, congregar, juntar-se, recol·lectar, reunir-se
Nounsgatheringthe act of gathering something
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningconclude from evidence.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"I gather you have not done your homework"
Broaderreason, reason out, concludedecide by reasoning
Spanishdeducir, inferir
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningDraw together into folds or puckers.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspucker, tuck
Broadersew, run up, sew together, stitchFasten by sewing
Spanishfruncir
Nounsgather, gatheringsewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 6, social
Meaningget people together.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to gather the prisoners
Example "gather the close family members"
Synonymsassemble, get together
Cause tomeet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherCollect in one place
Narrowermakeform by assembling individuals or constituents
Spanishagruparse, concentrar, congregarse, congregar, juntarse, juntar, recoger, reunirse, reunir
Catalanagrupar-se, ajuntar-se, ajuntar, amuntegar-se, amuntegar, concentrar, congregar-se, congregar, juntar-se, reunir-se, reunir
Nounsgatheringthe social act of assembling
gatheringa group of persons together in one place
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningDraw and bring closer.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"she gathered her shawl around her shoulders"
Broaderpullapply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaninglook for (food) in nature.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
Narrowershelllook for and collect shells by the seashore
Broadersearch, seek, look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Nounsgatherthe act of gathering something
gatherera person who gathers
English > gather: 11 senses > verb 9, change
Meaningincrease / increase or develop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "the car gathers speed"
Synonymgain
BroaderincreaseBecome bigger or greater in amount
Spanishcongregar
Catalancongregar, guanyar

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