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See definition of gather on Dictionary.com
  • verbcome or bring together
  • verbbe led to believe; infer
  • verbharvest, pick out
  • verbgain, increase

synonyms for gather

  • assemble
  • choose
  • cluster
  • collect
  • congregate
  • convene
  • converge
  • crowd
  • draw
  • flock
  • huddle
  • meet
  • pick
  • round up
  • show up
  • accumulate
  • aggregate
  • amass
  • associate
  • capture
  • concentrate
  • corral
  • cull
  • forgather
  • garner
  • group
  • heap
  • herd
  • hoard
  • marshal
  • mass
  • muster
  • pluck
  • poke
  • punch
  • rally
  • reunite
  • stockpile
  • swarm
  • throng
  • unite
  • bunch up
  • close with
  • draw in
  • gang up
  • get together
  • hang around
  • hang out
  • make the scene
  • pile up
  • pour in
  • scare up
  • scrape together
  • stack up
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antonyms for gather

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  • cancel
  • disperse
  • dissemble
  • divide
  • leave
  • miss
  • reject
  • scatter
  • separate
  • spread
  • dissipate
  • lose
  • spend
  • squander
  • throw away
  • waste
  • allot
  • deal
  • distribute
  • grow
  • misunderstand
  • plant
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How to use gather in a sentence

Less gathers on the side where the nanowires touch the larger electrode.
WILL BACTERIAL ‘WIRES’ ONE DAY POWER YOUR PHONE?ALISON PEARCE STEVENSSEPTEMBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
She would sometimes gather them passionately to her heart; she would sometimes forget them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She waited for the material pictures which she thought would gather and blaze before her imagination.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I may be tempted to postpone my retirement, and for a while longer to continue to gather the golden harvest that ripens round me.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Draw near to me, ye unlearned, and gather yourselves together into the hours of discipline.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
She saw two fiery eyes; she saw the tiger gather himself preparatory to springing.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
As he walked back, he stopped to gather some green bamboos of medium size, for he knew they would be needed in cooking the dinner.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Fear not, for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
At times the creek was as wide as an ordinary river, at others so contracted that one could gather grass on either side.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
They can scarcely gather in one body or live on friendly terms with one another.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GATHER

  • accumulate
  • amass
  • build up
  • collect
  • enlarge
  • flow
  • gather
  • grow
  • increase
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