noun. ['ˈgæðɝɪŋ'] the social act of assembling.
- group action
- calling together
- coming together
Words that Rhyme with Gathering
Example sentences of the word gathering
1. Noun, singular or mass
The kitchen must always be ready as a place for food preparation, gathering and enjoying company.
2. Verb, gerund or present participle
The first meeting should be about gathering facts and asking general questions.
Quotes containing the word gathering
1. Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don't you agree?
- Christopher Paolini
2. Wherever there’s a gathering of people, there is networking going on. My favorite place to network is the cemetery.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE
3. It's been a prevalent notion. Fallen sparks. Fragments of vessels broken at the Creation. And someday, somehow, before the end, a gathering back to home. A messenger from the Kingdom, arriving at the last moment. But I tell you there is no such message, no such home -- only the millions of last moments . . . nothing more. Our history is an aggregate of last moments.
- Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow
noun. ['ˈgæðɝɪŋ'] a group of persons together in one place.
- social group
- social affair
- rap group
- social gathering
- cast of characters
- dramatis personae
- wine tasting
- group meeting
- mass meeting
noun. ['ˈgæðɝɪŋ'] the act of gathering something.
- harvest home
noun. ['ˈgæðɝɪŋ'] sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching.