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[ gath-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF gathered

Synonyms for gathered

  • accumulated
  • collected
  • concentrated
  • huddled
  • massed
  • reunited
  • aggregated
  • amassed
  • associated
  • collocated
  • combined
  • compiled
  • congregated
  • convened
  • convoked
  • culled
  • forgathered
  • garnered
  • gleaned
  • grouped
  • harvested
  • hoarded
  • joined
  • marshaled
  • met
  • mobilized
  • picked
  • piled
  • rallied
  • stacked
  • stored
  • summoned
  • swarmed
  • thronged
  • united
  • brought together
  • crowded together
  • lumped together
  • rounded up
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Antonyms for gathered

  • separated
  • dispersed
  • scattered
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GATHERED

While I have gathered foreign jewels, I have been ignorant of the gems in my own family.

He had leaned back in the chair and gathered his hat close to his breast, crushing it.

If he sat down his legs were gathered, and he seemed about to stand up.

How high from the surface of the ground has this dust been gathered--at what elevation?

All the small loose ends of her life were gathered up—except Joe.

Some notion of its extent may be gathered from the fact that he possessed 120 cows.

Sidney, straining her ears, gathered that they had seen a miracle, and that the wonder was still on them.

"It was when the seed corn was gathered that we had the first hint of trouble," she went on.

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

All the Indians in the group that had gathered about the Mastodon, nodded at this.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English gadrian, gædrian "unite, agree, assemble; gather, collect, store up," used of flowers, thoughts, persons; from Proto-Germanic *gadurojan "bring together, unite" (cf. Old English gæd "fellowship, companionship," gædeling "companion;" Middle Low German gadderen; Old Frisian gaderia; Dutch gaderen "to gather," gade "spouse;" German Gatte "husband;" Gothic gadiliggs), from PIE *ghedh- "to unite, join" (see good (adj.). Change of spelling from -d- to -th- is 1500s, reflecting earlier change in pronunciation. Related: Gathered; gathering.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GATHERED

acquired

adjectivegained by personal exertion
  • accomplished
  • attained
  • captured
  • collected
  • earned
  • gained
  • gathered
  • learned
  • obtained
  • reached
  • realized
  • secured
  • seized
  • won

collective

adjectivecomposite

realized

adjectiveearned
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