Definitions for gatherˈgæð ər
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sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
the act of gathering something
gather, garner, collect, pull together(verb)
assemble or get together
"gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather(verb)
collect in one place
"We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass(verb)
collect or gather
"Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
conclude from evidence
"I gather you have not done your homework"
gather, pucker, tuck(verb)
draw together into folds or puckers
assemble, gather, get together(verb)
get people together
"assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"
draw and bring closer
"she gathered her shawl around her shoulders"
look for (food) in nature
"Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
increase or develop
"the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"
A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker.
The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward.
The soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See gather (transitive verb).
A piece of molten glass colected on the end of a blowpipe.
To collect; normally separate things.
To bring parts of a whole closer.
She gathered the shawl about her as she stepped into the cold.
To infer or conclude; to know from a different source.
To be filled with pus
Salt water can help boils to gather and then burst.
To collect molten glass on the end of a tool.
Origin: From gaderen, from gaderian, from gadurōnan, frequentative of gadōnan, from gʰhedʰ-. Cognate with gaderen, garen, gadern, gadia, begatten, Albanian gjedhe. Compare also Old English gæd. More at good.
to bring together; to collect, as a number of separate things, into one place, or into one aggregate body; to assemble; to muster; to congregate
to pick out and bring together from among what is of less value; to collect, as a harvest; to harvest; to cull; to pick off; to pluck
to accumulate by collecting and saving little by little; to amass; to gain; to heap up
to bring closely together the parts or particles of; to contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or plaits, as a garment; also, to draw together, as a piece of cloth by a thread; to pucker; to plait; as, to gather a ruffle
to derive, or deduce, as an inference; to collect, as a conclusion, from circumstances that suggest, or arguments that prove; to infer; to conclude
to gain; to win
to bring together, or nearer together, in masonry, as where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to the width of the flue, or the like
to haul in; to take up; as, to gather the slack of a rope
to come together; to collect; to unite; to become assembled; to congregate
to grow larger by accretion; to increase
to concentrate; to come to a head, as a sore, and generate pus; as, a boil has gathered
to collect or bring things together
a plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker
the inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward
the soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See Gather, v. t., 7
Origin: [OE. gaderen, AS. gaderian, gadrian, fr. gador, geador, together, fr. gd fellowship; akin to E. good, D. gaderen to collect, G. gatte husband, MHG. gate, also companion, Goth. gadiliggs a sister's son. 29. See Good, and cf. Together.]
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Translations for gather
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- toplamaq, yığmaqAzerbaijani
- збіраць, сабрацьBelarusian
- събирам, събераBulgarian
- recollirCatalan, Valencian
- sebrat, sbírat, shromažďovat, shromážditCzech
- бьратиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- versammeln, sammelnGerman
- μαζεύω, συγκεντρώνωGreek
- kolekti, kunveniEsperanto
- colegir, juntar, recoger, acumular, reunirSpanish
- kogunema, kogumaEstonian
- جمع کردنPersian
- kerätä, vekittää, kerääntyä, tihentää, koota, täyttyä, kokoontua, päätellä, ymmärtääFinnish
- rassembler, déduire, recueillirFrench
- trusScottish Gaelic
- इकट्ठा करनाHindi
- összeszed, gyűjt, összegyűjtHungarian
- միանալ, հավաքելArmenian
- ammassare, presupporre, radunarsi, raccogliersi, presumere, raccogliere, dedurre, cogliere, ammucchiare, collezionare, accumulareItalian
- 集める, 収集Japanese
- 모으다, 수집Korean
- жыйноо, чогултууKyrgyz
- kāpui, pōteteMāori
- собира, собереMacedonian
- verzamelen, bijeenkomenDutch
- samleNorwegian Nynorsk
- zbierać, zgromadzić, zebrać, gromadzićPolish
- reunir, coligir, congregar, coletar, juntar, colecionarPortuguese
- culege, colecta, conchide, adunaRomanian
- собрать, собирать, аккумулироватьRussian
- okupljati, прибрати, okupiti, окупљати, pribrati, окупитиSerbo-Croatian
- zbierať, zebraťSlovak
- zbirati, zbratiSlovene
- ҷамъ карданTajik
- ýygnamak, ýygmak, çöplemek, toplanmakTurkmen
- toplamak, biriktirmek, derlemek, toplanmak, almak, çıkarsamak, çıkarmak, buluşmakTurkish
- збирати, зібратиUkrainian
- toʻplanmoq, yigʻmoqUzbek
- tham gia, tụ tập, tập hợpVietnamese
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