Complete Definition of "gather"

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English
Etymology
OE. gaderian

Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æðÉ(r)|-æðÉ(r)

Verb
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#To bring together; to collect, as a number of separate things, into one place, or into one aggregate body; to assemble; to muster; to congregate.
#To pick out and bring together from among what is of less value; to collect, as a harvest; to harvest; to cull; to pick off; to pluck.
#To accumulate by collecting and saving little by little; to amass; to gain; to heap up.
#To bring closely together the parts or particles of; to contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or plaits, as a garment; also, to draw together, as a piece of cloth by a thread; to pucker; to plait; as, to gather a ruffle.
#To derive, or deduce, as an inference; to collect, as a conclusion, from circumstances that suggest, or arguments that prove; to infer; to conclude.
#:I gather you mean I'm ignorant rather than stupid.
#To gain; to win.
#To bring together, or nearer together, in masonry, as where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to the width of the flue, or the like.
#To haul in; to take up; as, to gather the slack of a rope.
#To come together; to collect; to unite; to become assembled; to congregate.
#To grow larger by accretion; to increase.
#To concentrate; to come to a head, as a sore, and generate pus; as, a boil has gathered.
#To collect or bring things together.

Translations
trans-top|To bring together; to collect
Finnish: kerätä
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Kurdish: KUchar|Ú©ÛکردÙ
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Portuguese coligir
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trans-top|To pick out and bring together from among what is of less value
Finnish: kerätä
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trans-top|To accumulate by collecting and saving little by little
Finnish: kerätä
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Kurdish: KUchar|Ú©ÛکردÙ
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trans-top|To bring closely together the parts or particles of
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trans-top|To derive, or deduce
Finnish: tehdä johtopäätös
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trans-top|To gain; to win
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trans-top|To bring together, or nearer together
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trans-top|To haul in
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trans-top|To come together
Finnish: kokoontua
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trans-top|To grow larger by accretion
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trans-top|To concentrate
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trans-top|To collect or bring things together
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ttbc|French: rassembler, ramasser, déduire
ttbc|Portuguese: juntar
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ttbc|Swedish: samla

Noun
gather (plural: gathers)

#A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker.
#The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward.
#The soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See Gather, v. t., 7.

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