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1. gather

verb. ['ˈgæðɝ'] assemble or get together.

Synonyms

  • reap
  • snail
  • club
  • sponge
  • muster
  • come up
  • oyster
  • mobilise
  • cull
  • shock
  • clam
  • glean
  • mobilize
  • pile up
  • bird-nest
  • nest
  • stack up
  • pluck
  • rake
  • round up
  • muster up
  • summon
  • pick
  • birdnest
  • heap up
  • harvest
  • hive
  • salvage
  • garner
  • rally
  • pull together
  • collect
  • pearl
  • scavenge
  • marshal

Antonyms

  • miss
  • lose
  • begin
  • switch on

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Gather

  • smather
  • slather
  • prather
  • blather
  • wrather
  • sather
  • rather
  • mather
  • lather
  • cather
  • bather

Example sentences of the word gather


1. Verb, base form
college sports fans could gather to watch their favorite games over a meal and a cold beer.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This is especially true of a wood stove in a living room or other place where people gather.

Quotes containing the word gather


1. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

2. I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
- Leonardo da Vinci

3. She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.
- Toni Morrison, Beloved

2. gather

verb. ['ˈgæðɝ'] collect in one place.

Synonyms

  • converge
  • fort
  • club
  • flock
  • convene
  • assemble
  • interact
  • run into
  • come across
  • caucus
  • constellate
  • crowd together
  • turn out
  • crowd
  • cluster
  • fort up
  • aggroup
  • clump
  • meet
  • hive
  • forgather
  • congregate
  • see
  • foregather
  • run across
  • encounter

Antonyms

  • go to bed
  • turn in
  • disappear
  • ride

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. gather

verb. ['ˈgæðɝ'] collect or gather.

Synonyms

  • conglomerate
  • cumulate
  • increase
  • accrete
  • amass
  • drift
  • accumulate
  • pile up

Antonyms

  • demilitarize
  • demilitarise
  • demobilise
  • artifact

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. gather

verb. ['ˈgæðɝ'] conclude from evidence.

Synonyms

  • conclude
  • reason out

Antonyms

  • push
  • fearfulness
  • gutlessness

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. gather

verb. ['ˈgæðɝ'] draw together into folds or puckers.

Synonyms

  • sew
  • pucker
  • run up
  • tuck
  • sew together

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • disarrange
  • disunify
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. gather

noun. ['ˈgæðɝ'] sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching.

Synonyms

  • stitchery
  • gathering

Antonyms

  • descend
  • set
  • go off

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. gather

noun. ['ˈgæðɝ'] the act of gathering something.

Synonyms

  • centralisation
  • collecting
  • gathering
  • harvesting
  • harvest home
  • centralization
  • assembling
  • harvest
  • collection

Antonyms

  • leader
  • demobilization
  • fall
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. gather

verb. ['ˈgæðɝ'] increase or develop.

Synonyms

  • gain

Antonyms

  • stop
  • demobilize

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. gather

verb. ['ˈgæðɝ'] get people together.

Synonyms

  • get together
  • make
  • foregather
  • meet
  • assemble

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • unjust
  • esteem
  • respect

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. gather

verb. ['ˈgæðɝ'] look for (food) in nature.

Synonyms

  • seek
  • shell
  • search

Antonyms

  • praise
  • give
  • undue
  • black

Etymology

  • gaderen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gaderian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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