gathering gathering  /ˈɡæ ðə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a group of persons together in one place
  2. (n) the social act of assembling
  3. (n) the act of gathering something
  4. (n) sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This weekend's private retreat is an annual gathering of the Pope's former theology students to freely discuss one topic of interest, without the aim of reaching any set conclusion.
  2. Photographer Matt Eich visits Twinsburg, Ohio as it plays host to its annual gathering of identicals, fraternals, triplets and their families.

News

  1. Magic the Gathering Grand Prix Gothenburg 2013 Review

    LONDON, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The MTG grand prix is one of the biggest open events held across the globe. It attracts Magic the Gathering players in their hundreds, each battling it out to win ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Rainbow Family gathering location still unknown

    BUTTE — The Rainbow Family of Living Light still hasn’t announced its plans for its annual national gathering in Montana slated in early July, a Forest Service spokesman who is monitoring the situation said Friday afternoon.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Helena Independent Record

  3. $77k for most unproductive lawmakers' gathering in Wash. state's history

    The Legislature's first overtime session this year was the most unproductive gathering of lawmakers in state history. That doesn't mean it didn't cost taxpayers.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KATU Portland

Quotes

  1. "We need more troops, more helicopters, better intelligence-gathering and more nonmilitary assistance to accomplish the mission there," Obama said.
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

  2. "I was thrilled when I heard fans will be gathering in theaters across America on July 29 for this Elvis experience. Those of us who witnessed Elvis in concert know how incredible it was to see him performing live," said Presley's former wife,...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Priscilla Presley Source: RTT News

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