Synonyms for gather

Synonyms for (noun) gather

Synonyms: gather, gathering

Definition: the act of gathering something

Similar words: collecting, collection, assembling, aggregation

Definition: the act of gathering something together


Synonyms: gather, gathering

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

Similar words: sewing, stitchery

Definition: needlework on which you are working with needle and thread

Usage: she put her sewing back in the basket

Synonyms for (verb) gather

Synonyms: gain, gather

Definition: increase or develop

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

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: pile up, accumulate, amass, cumulate, conglomerate, gather

Definition: collect or gather

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

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: gather

Definition: conclude from evidence

Usage: I gather you have not done your homework

Similar words: conclude, reason, reason out

Definition: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

Usage: We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house


Synonyms: gather

Definition: look for (food) in nature

Usage: Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall

Similar words: look for, search, seek

Definition: try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

Usage: The police are searching for clues; They are searching for the missing man in the entire county


Synonyms: tuck, pucker, gather

Definition: draw together into folds or puckers

Similar words: sew, sew together, run up, stitch

Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework


Synonyms: gather

Definition: draw and bring closer

Usage: she gathered her shawl around her shoulders

Similar words: pull

Definition: apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion

Usage: Pull the rope; Pull the handle towards you; pull the string gently; pull the trigger of the gun; pull your knees towards your chin


Synonyms: assemble, gather, foregather, forgather, meet

Definition: collect in one place

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

Similar words: interact

Definition: act together or towards others or with others

Usage: He should interact more with his colleagues