HyperDic: gatherer

English > 2 senses of the word gatherer:
NOUNperson gatherera person who gathers
person gatherer, collector, accumulatora person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
gatherer > pronunciation
Rhymesacquirer ... waterer: 26 rhymes with erer...
English > gatherer: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who gathers.
Example"they were a society of hunters and gatherers"
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Verbsgatherlook for (food) in nature
English > gatherer: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes).
Synonymscollector, accumulator
Categorytax, taxation, revenue enhancementCharge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
InstancesGardner, Isabella Stewart GardnerUnited States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
NarrowerconductorThe person who collects fares on a public conveyance
gleanersomeone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully
rent collectorA person who goes from house to house collecting rents for the owner
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation

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