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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋgæðZ 〕


〔 ˊɡæðә 〕

Overview of noun gather

The noun gather has 2 senses

  • gather, gathering -- (sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching)

  • gather, gathering -- (the act of gathering something)

Overview of verb gather

The verb gather has 9 senses

  • gather, garner, collect, pull together -- (assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together")

  • meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather -- (collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room")

  • accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass -- (collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up")

  • gather -- (conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework")

  • gather, pucker, tuck -- (draw together into folds or puckers)

  • assemble, gather, get together -- (get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members")

  • gather -- (draw and bring closer; "she gathered her shawl around her shoulders")

  • gather -- (look for (food) in nature; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall")

  • gain, gather -- (increase or develop; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed")