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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gatheringnoun

    Collection of charitable contributions.

    Etymology: from gather.

    Let every one lay by him in store, that there be no gatherings when I come. 1 Cor. xvi. 2.

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. 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.

  2. Bruce Dart:

    I have concerns about large groups of people gathering indoors for prolonged lengths of time. It is imperative that anyone who chooses to host or attend a gathering take the steps to stay safe.

  3. David Agus:

    There is too great a risk, at this time, to the public health of the Riverside County area in holding a large gathering of this size.

  4. Chief Greg Wickett:

    At this time, we are gathering information and awaiting forensic testing results.

  5. Mukaibar Shah:

    When politicians organize rally and protests march, there is no threat of corona in spite of a large gathering and none wears masks there. But in other cases of ordinary people , there is corona covid. Masses are being fooled through propaganda and forged medical reports

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