gather

phonetic symbol: / ɡǽðɚ / 

gather - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of gathering something
gathering

[ noun ]
■ sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
gathering

[ verb ]
■ increase or develop
e.g.)
・the car gathers speed
gain

[ verb ]
■ collect or gather
accumulate , amass , conglomerate , cumulate , pile up

[ verb ]
■ conclude from evidence
e.g.)
・I gather you have not done your homework

[ verb ]
■ look for (food) in nature
e.g.)
・Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall

[ verb ]
■ draw together into folds or puckers
pucker , tuck

[ verb ]
■ draw and bring closer
e.g.)
・she gathered her shawl around her shoulders

[ verb ]
■ assemble or get together
e.g.)
・gather some stones
collect , garner , pull together

[ verb ]
■ collect in one place
e.g.)
・Let's gather in the dining room
assemble , foregather , forgather , meet

[ verb ]
■ get people together
e.g.)
・gather the close family members
assemble , get together

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