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Synonyms for gather

Noun

1. gather, gathering, sewing, stitchery
usage: sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
2. gather, gathering, collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation
usage: the act of gathering something

Verb

1. gather, garner, collect, pull together
usage: assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
2. meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather, interact
usage: collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
3. accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass, increase
usage: collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
4. gather, reason, reason out, conclude
usage: conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework"
5. gather, pucker, tuck, sew, run up, sew together, stitch
usage: draw together into folds or puckers
6. assemble, gather, get together
usage: get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"
7. gather, pull
usage: draw and bring closer; "she gathered her shawl around her shoulders"
8. gather, search, seek, look for
usage: look for (food) in nature; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
9. gain, gather, increase
usage: increase or develop; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"
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