What does gathering mean?

Definitions for gathering
ˈgæð ər ɪŋgath·er·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gathering, assemblagenoun

    a group of persons together in one place

  2. assembly, assemblage, gatheringnoun

    the social act of assembling

    "they demanded the right of assembly"

  3. gather, gatheringnoun

    the act of gathering something

  4. gather, gatheringnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. gatheringnoun

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

    I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.

  2. gatheringnoun

    A group of people or things.

    A gathering of fruit.

  3. gatheringnoun

    (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. gatheringverb

    present continuous of gather; collecting or bringing together

    She enjoyed gathering wildflowers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gathering

    of Gather

  2. Gatheringnoun

    the act of collecting or bringing together

  3. Gatheringnoun

    that which is gathered, collected, or brought together

  4. Gatheringnoun

    a crowd; an assembly; a congregation

  5. Gatheringnoun

    a charitable contribution; a collection

  6. Gatheringnoun

    a tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess

  7. Gatheringadjective

    assembling; collecting; used for gathering or concentrating

Editors Contribution

  1. gathering

    A group of people.

    There was a family gathering at least every month which brought joy to everyone.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 7, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of gathering in a Sentence

  1. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard:

    We believe they were assisted in that location to get there, to get in. And we're gathering that information and we're going to have the totality of that done fairly soon and present that to our prosecutor for potential charges for either aiding and abetting or obstruction of justice.

  2. Mark Cooper:

    Upland is a gathering system that will help move Williston Basin oil production to markets where it is needed, a great deal of this oil is already being transported to market by rail.

  3. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus:

    Out of an abundance of caution, The United States has decided to host the upcoming G7 ministerial virtually by video teleconference instead of gathering in Pittsburgh, March 24-25, we thank the city of Pittsburgh for its willingness to host this year's G7 ministerial and for the support and assistance planning this year's event. We look forward to holding future events there.

  4. Southwest Airlines:

    We are currently gathering additional details regarding the situation at Dallas Love Field, our Southwest hearts are with all those affected by this event.

  5. Levine Cava:

    The process of identifying these victims is very difficult, we're going to be relying on DNA testing. And that is why we've already been gathering DNA samples from the family members, so they have all participated and provided DNA to assist us in the investigation.

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