Definitions for gather

Definitions for (noun) gather

Main entry: gather, gathering

Definition: the act of gathering something

Main entry: gather, gathering

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

Definitions for (verb) gather

Main entry: gain, gather

Definition: increase or develop

Usage: the peace movement gained momentum; the car gathers speed

Main entry: pile up, accumulate, amass, cumulate, conglomerate, gather

Definition: collect or gather

Usage: Journals are accumulating in my office; The work keeps piling up

Main entry: gather

Definition: conclude from evidence

Usage: I gather you have not done your homework

Main entry: gather

Definition: look for (food) in nature

Usage: Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall

Main entry: tuck, pucker, gather

Definition: draw together into folds or puckers

Main entry: gather

Definition: draw and bring closer

Usage: she gathered her shawl around her shoulders

Main entry: collect, pull together, garner, gather

Definition: assemble or get together

Usage: gather some stones; pull your thoughts together

Main entry: assemble, gather, foregather, forgather, meet

Definition: collect in one place

Usage: We assembled in the church basement; Let's gather in the dining room

Main entry: assemble, get together, gather

Definition: get people together

Usage: assemble your colleagues; get together all those who are interested in the project; gather the close family members

Visual thesaurus for gather