gathered gathered  /ˈɡæ ðərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) brought together in one place

Usage(s):

  1. On July 16, 1969, the day the moon mission blasted into space, photographer David Burnett turned his lens on the crowds who gathered to watch the historic moment.
  2. The estimated average age of the audience gathered in the futuristic Tempodrom arena in Berlin's western district of Kreuzberg is around 37.
  3. He traveled to Mexico City, where he gathered information about Oswald's mysterious trip there before Dallas.

News

  1. Southern African leaders discuss Zimbabwe election crisis

    By Marina Lopes MAPUTO (Reuters) - Southern African leaders gathered on Saturday to try to draw up a road map for elections in Zimbabwe, amid high tension between President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai over the timing of the vote. The summit of the 15-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) in the Mozambican capital comes two days after Mugabe declared July 31 ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Phillies show some pep in 8-7 win

    DENVER -- Charlie Manuel gathered some of his players around the cage during Friday's batting practice and delivered a pep talk.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Less US urgency at G-8 in call for European growth

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When leaders of the nation's biggest economies gathered at the presidential retreat of Camp David last year, European elections had rattled the continent with a rejection of austerity measures. President Barack Obama was himself seeking re-election. The sense of urgency was palpable as Obama made an emphatic pitch for Europe's powers to focus more on economic growth.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "This is a basic summary of the facts as gathered by the investigation team to date. A lot remains unknown, but we hope that the briefings will help the government's inquiries," chief executive Tony Hayward said.
    on May 25, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: ShareCast

  2. "The historic movement to bring real, meaningful health-insurance reform to the American people gathered momentum this week as we approach the final days of this debate," Obama said in his weekly radio and Internet address. "The approach that...
    on Oct 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  3. "They used sophisticated computer hacking techniques, breaching security systems and installing programs that gathered enormous quantities of personal financial data, which they then allegedly sold to others or used themselves," said Attorney...
    on Aug 5, 2008 By: Michael Mukasey Source: International Herald Tribune

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /