What does gathering mean?

Definitions for gathering
ˈgæð ər ɪŋgath·er·ing

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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. Christopher Chang:

    We explain exactly why we are gathering information, how they might benefit from this, and we try to create a habit loop : What is in it for me ? What can I do about it ? What do I get out of it ? you either trust or you don’t trust your employer. And if you don’t trust your employer and you believe that such data will be used against you, you simply opt out. You don’t have to participate.

  2. Phil Rose:

    I really appreciate the way they're gathering around this couple and around mom, Amy, to support one another.

  3. Jocelyn Arel:

    Gathering in a hotel ballroom and listening to a roadshow presentation is just a different dynamic and vibrancy, i think it's harder for startups, as they're still trying to network remotely through video.

  4. Matt Konenkamp:

    It patches a hole in our existing law relative to emergency situations, if we're forced to declared an emergency in response to a public safety need that's triggered by people that are gathering for peaceful protests, to object to the TransCanada pipeline, we will have this hole patched in our existing law.

  5. Rob Manfred:

    After an extensive process of repeated warnings without effect, gathering information from current and former players and others across the sport, two months of comprehensive data collection, listening to our fans and thoughtful deliberation, I have determined that new enforcement of foreign substances is needed to level the playing field.

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