gather gather  /ˈɡæ ðər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
  2. (n) the act of gathering something
  3. (v) assemble or get together
  4. (v) collect in one place
  5. (v) collect or gather
  6. (v) conclude from evidence
  7. (v) draw together into folds or puckers
  8. (v) get people together
  9. (v) draw and bring closer
  10. (v) look for (food) in nature
  11. (v) increase or develop

Usage(s):

  1. The future does not belong to those who gather armies on a field of battle or bury missiles in the ground.
  2. Virginia Tech students, their families and friends gather on campus for a candlelight vigil.
  3. Delegates from more than 150 nations gather this week at the World Climate Conference in Geneva to craft a better global alert system for climate change.

News

  1. Protesters Gather for Obama's South Florida Visit

    About two dozen protesters gathered in a South Florida neighborhood where President Barack Obama was holding a fundraiser.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC 15 Mobile

  2. Facebook page helps family gather 1,000+ birthday cards for boy

    TUCSON - Family and friends working to gather 1,600 birthday cards for a special birthday boy.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KVOA Tucson

  3. Facebook page helps family gather more than 1,000 birthday cards for 16-year-old

    TUCSON - Family and friends working to gather 1,600 birthday cards for a special birthday boy.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KVOA Tucson

Quotes

  1. "We gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord," Obama said.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN International

  2. "Some of you have been lax in one duty, which is to unite your ranks," bin Laden said in the audiotape. "Beware of division ...... Muslims are waiting for you to gather under a single banner to champion righteousness. Be keen to oblige with...
    on Oct 23, 2006 By: Osama bin Laden Source: Navhind Times

  3. "There was a lot of information to gather and consider," Izzo said in officially turning down Dan Gilbert's offer. "And some of it wasn't easily obtainable."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Tom Izzo Source: Plain Dealer

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