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, 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

Wiktionary

  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

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

How to pronounce gathering?

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How to say gathering in sign language?

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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. Quentin Salardaine:

    I think this building just symbolizes Paris, no matter if youre Catholic or not. Im not, im just here because I couldnt stay at my place just knowing that this thing is happening and there are people gathering, singing this religious anthem.

  2. Americo Mello:

    Americo Mello understands this sentiment, and says there are two areas we can fix if we are dreading the family gathering. First, change our behaviors leading up to ‘ the big day, ’ prior to the gathering, engage in calming behaviors — especially exercise. Take a walk, or practice meditation. This will prepare your mind for the family gathering.

  3. Sarah Sanders:

    Of course I made the pie, i make it for every holiday family gathering and have for years.

  4. Kamal Hassan:

    The way we see it, basically, they are using it as an intelligence-gathering activity.

  5. Democratic Governor Tony Evers:

    I cannot in good conscience allow any types of gathering that would further the spread of this disease and to put more lives at risk, there is not a sufficiently safe way to administer in-person voting tomorrow.

Images & Illustrations of gathering

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