What does Gathering mean?

Definitions for Gatheringˈgæð ər ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Gathering.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gathering, assemblage(noun)

    a group of persons together in one place

  2. assembly, assemblage, gathering(noun)

    the social act of assembling

    "they demanded the right of assembly"

  3. gather, gathering(noun)

    the act of gathering something

  4. gather, gathering(noun)

    sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching


  1. gathering(Noun)

    A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.

    I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.

  2. gathering(Noun)

    A group of people or things.

    A gathering of fruit.

  3. gathering(Noun)

    (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.

    This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation.

  4. gathering(Verb)

    present continuous of gather; collecting or bringing together

    She enjoyed gathering wildflowers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gathering

    of Gather

  2. Gathering(noun)

    the act of collecting or bringing together

  3. Gathering(noun)

    that which is gathered, collected, or brought together

  4. Gathering(noun)

    a crowd; an assembly; a congregation

  5. Gathering(noun)

    a charitable contribution; a collection

  6. Gathering(noun)

    a tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess

  7. Gathering(adj)

    assembling; collecting; used for gathering or concentrating

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Gathering' in Nouns Frequency: #2690


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gathering in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gathering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charnthep Sesawej:

    We want them to stop gathering by this evening.

  2. May Lamberton Becker:

    Filling a bookcase is like gathering a social circle.

  3. Robert Zimmerman:

    It is a warm gathering, these are not state of the union speeches.

  4. Pilpay:

    There is no gathering the rose without being pricked by the thorns.

  5. The Bills:

    We are aware of the report and in the process of gathering the facts.

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