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gather

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

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    • gatheringa group of persons together in one place ; the social act of assembling; the act of gathering something ; sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
    gather as in the act of gathering something

      Synonyms

      • gatheringa group of persons together in one place ; the social act of assembling; the act of gathering something ; sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
      gather as in assemble or get together
      • "gather some stones"
      • "pull your thoughts together"

      Synonyms

      • garnera storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed ; acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions; store grain ; assemble or get together
      • collectmake a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays; payable by the recipient on delivery; a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England ; get or gather together; call for and obtain payment of; assemble or get together; get or bring together; gather or collect
      • pull togetherassemble or get together
      gather as in collect in one place
      • "We assembled in the church basement"
      • "Let's gather in the dining room"

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      • meetbeing precisely fitting and right; a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held ; come together; get together socially or for a specific purpose ; be adjacent or come together; fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction; collect in one place; get to know; meet by design; contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; experience as a reaction; undergo or suffer; be in direct physical contact with
      • assemblecreate by putting components or members together; collect in one place; get people together
      • forgathercollect in one place
      • foregathercollect in one place
      gather as in collect or gather
      • "Journals are accumulating in my office"
      • "The work keeps piling up"

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      • accumulateget or gather together; collect or gather
      • cumulatecollect or gather
      • conglomeratecomposed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass; collect or gather; a composite rock made up of particles of varying size ; a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
      • pile upcollect or gather; arrange into piles or stacks; get or gather together
      • amasscollect or gather; get or gather together
      gather as in conclude from evidence
      • "I gather you have not done your homework"
      gather as in draw together into folds or puckers

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        • puckeran irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth) ; to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; draw together into folds or puckers ; become wrinkled or drawn together
        • tuckfit snugly into; make a tuck or several folds in; draw together into folds or puckers ; eatables (especially sweets) ; (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest ; a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place ; a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
        gather as in get people together
        • "assemble your colleagues"
        • "get together all those who are interested in the project"
        • "gather the close family members"

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        • assemblecreate by putting components or members together; collect in one place; get people together
        • get togethera small informal social gathering; get people together; get together socially or for a specific purpose ; work together on a common enterprise of project; become part of
        gather as in draw and bring closer
        • "she gathered her shawl around her shoulders"
        gather as in look for (food) in nature
        • "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
        gather as in increase or develop
        • "the peace movement gained momentum"
        • "the car gathers speed"

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        • gaina quantity that is added; the advantageous quality of being beneficial ; the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input ; the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating ; obtain; win something through one's efforts; derive a benefit from; reach a destination, either real or abstract; obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; rise in rate or price; increase or develop; earn on some commercial or business transaction; increase (one's body weight)