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To gather, press, or move in a throng.
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  1. To gather, press, or move in a throng.
  2. To crowd into; fill with a multitude
  3. To gather together, move, or press in a throng
To fit or put together the parts of (a machine, etc.)
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  1. To fit or put together the parts of (a machine, etc.)
  2. To bring or call together into a group or whole:
  3. To gather into a group; collect
To come together as opponents; contend:
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  1. To come together as opponents; contend:
  2. To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
  3. To deal or contend with effectively:
To gather into a mass or crowd; collect; assemble
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  1. To gather into a mass or crowd; collect; assemble
  2. To bring or come together in a group, crowd, or assembly.
To come in order to help
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  1. To come in order to help
  2. To gather together (retreating troops) so as to bring back into a state of order
  3. To come together for a common purpose, esp. to assist or support a cause, person, etc.
To press, cram, or force tightly together:
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  1. To press, cram, or force tightly together:
  2. To come together in a large group; throng
  3. (--- Baseball) To stand very close to (the plate) in batting
To come together usually for an official or public purpose; assemble formally.
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  1. To come together usually for an official or public purpose; assemble formally.
  2. To cause to come together formally; convoke:
  3. To meet together; assemble, esp. for a common purpose
To be the site for (an accumulating mass), especially as a consequence of disuse or neglect:
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  1. To be the site for (an accumulating mass), especially as a consequence of disuse or neglect:
  2. To call for (someone); pick up:
  3. To bring together in a group or mass; gather:
To put through a roll call
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  1. To put through a roll call
  2. To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
  3. To cause to come together; gather:
To have or demonstrate in combination:
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  1. To have or demonstrate in combination:
  2. To become combined or joined together; become one or as one, by adhering, associating, etc.
  3. To bring together in common cause, interest, opinion, etc.; join, as in action, through fellowship, agreement, legal bonds, etc.
(Idiomatic) to spend time or be friends (especially to hang around with someone)
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  1. (Idiomatic) to spend time or be friends (especially to hang around with someone)
  2. (Idiomatic) to stay, linger or loiter
To join together; connect; combine
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  1. To join together; connect; combine
  2. To join (with another or others) as a companion, partner, friend, etc.
  3. To connect or involve with a cause, group, or partner:
To unite again; bring or come together again
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  1. To unite again; bring or come together again
To meet another, especially by accident.
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  1. To meet another, especially by accident.
  2. To meet by chance; encounter
  3. To come together; meet; assemble
To repeat a sorting process; sort again
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  1. To repeat a sorting process; sort again
  2. To have recourse; go or turn (to) for use, help, support, etc.
To fill with a swarm; crowd; throng
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  1. To fill with a swarm; crowd; throng
  2. To fill with a crowd:
  3. To act as a swarm in surrounding, attacking, dealing with, etc.
To cause to crowd together.
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  1. To cause to crowd together.
  2. To draw or curl one's limbs close to one's body; crouch.
  3. To crowd, push, or nestle close together, as cows do in a storm
(Idiomatic) rally round
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  1. (Idiomatic) rally round
To place or arrange in a group:
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  1. To place or arrange in a group:
  2. (Mathematics) A set with an operation whose domain is all ordered pairs of members of the set, such that the operation is binary (operates on two elements) and associative, the set contains the identity element of the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element for the operation. The positive and negative integers and zero form a set that is a group under the operation of ordinary addition, since zero is the identity element of addition and the negative of each integer is its inverse. Groups are used extensively in quantum physics and chemistry to model phenomena involving symmetry and invariance.
  3. To belong to or form a group:
To tend toward or achieve union or a common conclusion or result:
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  1. To tend toward or achieve union or a common conclusion or result:
  2. To come together from different directions; meet:
  3. To come together or tend to come together at a point
To pile up, collect, or gather together, esp. over a period of time
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  1. To pile up, collect, or gather together, esp. over a period of time
  2. To gather or cause to increase; amass:
  3. To be the site for (a gradually increasing mass), especially as a result of disuse or neglect:
To gather or grow in a cluster or clusters
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  1. To gather or grow in a cluster or clusters
  2. To cause to grow or form into bunches.
To approach or meet in a common center; to consolidate.
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  1. To approach or meet in a common center; to consolidate.
  2. (Intransitive) To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
  3. To converge toward or meet in a common center.
An enclosed place or tract of land. An enclosed place or tract of land. The visible boundary around an enclosed place or tract of land, consisting of a fence, hedge, wall, or similar structure, or the invisible boundary around an unenclosed place or tract of land. The boundary is “broken” if anyone crosses the boundary without permission or an invitation from the land’s owner. See also breach. The legal interest of one who owns a particular piece of enclosed or unenclosed land. To consummate, conclude, or bring to an end, especially a discussion or negotiation. See also closing.
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  1. An enclosed place or tract of land. An enclosed place or tract of land. The visible boundary around an enclosed place or tract of land, consisting of a fence, hedge, wall, or similar structure, or the invisible boundary around an unenclosed place or tract of land. The boundary is “broken” if anyone crosses the boundary without permission or an invitation from the land’s owner. See also breach. The legal interest of one who owns a particular piece of enclosed or unenclosed land. To consummate, conclude, or bring to an end, especially a discussion or negotiation. See also closing.
  2. To come to an end; finish:
  3. To join or unite; bring into contact:
(Idiomatic) To join together, as a gang.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To join together, as a gang.
To call for (someone); pick up:
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  1. To call for (someone); pick up:
  2. To call for and obtain payment of:
  3. To bring together in a group or mass; gather:
To gather into a group; collect
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  1. To gather into a group; collect
  2. To fit together the parts or pieces of:
  3. To bring or call together into a group or whole:
To reassemble and restore to order:
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  1. To reassemble and restore to order:
  2. To gather together (retreating troops) so as to bring back into a state of order
  3. To call together for a common purpose; assemble:
To mount or pile up; increase:
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  1. To mount or pile up; increase:
  2. To pile up, collect, or gather together, esp. over a period of time
  3. To gather or cause to increase; amass:
To gather into a mass, sum, or whole:
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  1. To gather into a mass, sum, or whole:
  2. To come together or collect in a mass or whole:
  3. To collect or combine.
To be the site of (an increasing mass), especially as a result of neglect:
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  1. To be the site of (an increasing mass), especially as a result of neglect:
  2. To gather together or accumulate a large quantity of (something):
  3. To come together; collect:
To assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
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  1. To assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
  2. To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
  3. To cause to come together; gather:
To take form or order:
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  1. To take form or order:
  2. To direct as a marshal; manage
  3. To arrange (troops, things, ideas, etc.) in order; array; dispose
To organize (people, resources, etc.) for active service or use in any emergency, drive, etc.
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  1. To organize (people, resources, etc.) for active service or use in any emergency, drive, etc.
  2. To assemble, prepare, or put into active service:
  3. To put into motion, circulation, or use
To gather (cattle) together by riding around them.
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  1. To gather (cattle) together by riding around them.
  2. (Idiomatic) To collect or gather (something) together.
  3. (Arithmetic) To round (a number) to the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.
(Idiomatic) To get someone involved.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To get someone involved.
  2. (Idiomatic, intransitive, of night/darkness) To approach.
  3. (Idiomatic) To attract (groups of people).
(Idiomatic, intransitive) to collect (leaves etc.) into a pile by using a rake
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) to collect (leaves etc.) into a pile by using a rake
To pick up or clear up by scooping
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  1. To pick up or clear up by scooping
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To collect or accumulate, as a backlog.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To collect or accumulate, as a backlog.
  2. To form a pile, stack, or heap.
To involve by logical necessity; entail:
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  1. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
  2. (Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
  3. To conclude or decide from something known or assumed; derive by reasoning; draw as a conclusion
To reach (a conclusion) by reasoning.
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  1. To reach (a conclusion) by reasoning.
  2. To trace the course or derivation of
  3. To infer by logical reasoning; reason out or conclude from known facts or general principles
To experience or feel:
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  1. To experience or feel:
  2. To get sight or knowledge of; perceive; learn
  3. To furnish; supply:
To acquire or amass:
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  1. To acquire or amass:
  2. To get or earn
  3. To collect or gather
To obtain a return or reward.
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  1. To obtain a return or reward.
  2. To gain or obtain as the reward of action, conduct, work, etc.
  3. To reap a harvest, reward, etc.
To collect the remaining grain, etc. from (a reaped field)
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  1. To collect the remaining grain, etc. from (a reaped field)
  2. To examine or go through (books, etc.) so as to collect certain information
  3. To collect or find out (facts, etc.) gradually or bit by bit
  1. To absorb or comprehend.
  2. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
  3. To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
To look for and find excuse or occasion for (a quarrel or fight)
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  1. To look for and find excuse or occasion for (a quarrel or fight)
  2. To choose; select; cull
  3. To provoke:
To pick out in order to discard or destroy
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  1. To pick out in order to discard or destroy
  2. To select and gather (flowers or fruit); pick
  3. To pick out from others; select.
To make a selection; choose
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  1. To make a selection; choose
  2. To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
  3. To choose or pick out from among others, as for excellence, desirability, etc.
To examine (a collection or group) in order to select desired parts or, esp., to discard or destroy unwanted parts
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  1. To examine (a collection or group) in order to select desired parts or, esp., to discard or destroy unwanted parts
  2. To select and gather (flowers or fruit); pick
  3. To pick out in order to discard or destroy
To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort:
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  1. To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort:
  2. To obtain (a substance, esp. an essence or concentrate) by pressing, distilling, using a solvent, etc.
  3. To obtain despite resistance:
To acquire or amass:
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  1. To acquire or amass:
  2. To collect or gather
  3. To get or earn
To collect or find out (facts, etc.) gradually or bit by bit
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  1. To collect or find out (facts, etc.) gradually or bit by bit
  2. To collect the remaining grain, etc. from (a reaped field)
  3. To examine or go through (books, etc.) so as to collect certain information
To increase, accumulate, or come about as a result of growth:
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  1. To increase, accumulate, or come about as a result of growth:
  2. To be added periodically as an increase
  3. To come into existence or mature as an enforceable claim or right. For example, a cause of action may be sued upon once it is an enforceable claim. Likewise, the interest on a sum owed accrues on the date the interest becomes due.
To mount or pile up; increase:
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  1. To mount or pile up; increase:
  2. To pile up, collect, or gather together, esp. over a period of time
  3. To gather or cause to increase; amass:
To gather into a cluster, mass, or ball
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  1. To gather into a cluster, mass, or ball
  2. To form or collect into a rounded mass.
To collect (content from different sources on the Internet) into one webpage or newsreader.
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  1. To collect (content from different sources on the Internet) into one webpage or newsreader.
  2. To come together or collect in a mass or whole:
  3. To collect or combine.
To come together; collect:
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  1. To come together; collect:
  2. To be the site of (an increasing mass), especially as a result of neglect:
  3. To gather together or accumulate a large quantity of (something):
To call for (someone); pick up:
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  1. To call for (someone); pick up:
  2. To bring together in a group or mass; gather:
  3. To call for and obtain payment of:
To combine into one unit; merge.
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  1. To combine into one unit; merge.
  2. To become massed.
  3. To gather in a heap; accumulate.
To gather and store in a granary.
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  1. To gather and store in a granary.
  2. To get or earn
  3. To collect or gather
To enter and occupy a beehive.
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  1. To enter and occupy a beehive.
  2. To store up for future use; garner
  3. To collect into a hive.
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To collect or accumulate, as a backlog.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To collect or accumulate, as a backlog.
  2. To form a pile, stack, or heap.
To bear a crop or crops
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  1. To bear a crop or crops
  2. To harvest:
  3. To grow or harvest as a crop
To gather and store in a granary.
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  1. To gather and store in a granary.
  2. To collect or gather
  3. To get or earn
To take or kill (fish or deer, for example) for food, sport, or population control.
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  1. To take or kill (fish or deer, for example) for food, sport, or population control.
  2. To gather a crop from (land, for example).
  3. To gather in (a crop, etc.)
To look for and find excuse or occasion for (a quarrel or fight)
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  1. To look for and find excuse or occasion for (a quarrel or fight)
  2. To break up, pierce, or dig up (soil, rock, etc.) with something sharply pointed; use a pick on
  3. To provoke:
To reap a harvest, reward, etc.
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  1. To reap a harvest, reward, etc.
  2. To harvest (a crop).
  3. To gather (a crop, harvest, etc.) by cutting
To demand or ask for the presence of:
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  1. To demand or ask for the presence of:
  2. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
  3. To lure (prey) by imitating the characteristic cry of an animal:
To gather or grow in a cluster or clusters
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  1. To gather or grow in a cluster or clusters
  2. To cause to grow or form into bunches.
To gather into a mass or crowd; collect; assemble
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  1. To gather into a mass or crowd; collect; assemble
  2. To bring or come together in a group, crowd, or assembly.
To come together usually for an official or public purpose; assemble formally.
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  1. To come together usually for an official or public purpose; assemble formally.
  2. To meet together; assemble, esp. for a common purpose
  3. To cause to come together formally; convoke:
To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene.
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  1. To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene.
  2. To call together for a meeting; summon to assemble; convene
To place or arrange in a group:
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  1. To place or arrange in a group:
  2. (Mathematics) A set with an operation whose domain is all ordered pairs of members of the set, such that the operation is binary (operates on two elements) and associative, the set contains the identity element of the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element for the operation. The positive and negative integers and zero form a set that is a group under the operation of ordinary addition, since zero is the identity element of addition and the negative of each integer is its inverse. Groups are used extensively in quantum physics and chemistry to model phenomena involving symmetry and invariance.
  3. To belong to or form a group:
To call together; convene:
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  1. To call together; convene:
  2. To order to come or appear; call for or send for with authority or urgency
  3. To cause one to think of (something); evoke. Often used with up:
To arrange or settle; come to an agreement about
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  1. To arrange or settle; come to an agreement about
  2. To come to a decision or agreement:
  3. To decide by reasoning; infer; deduce
To trace the course or derivation of
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  1. To trace the course or derivation of
  2. To infer by logical reasoning; reason out or conclude from known facts or general principles
  3. To reach (a conclusion) by reasoning.
To derive by deduction; deduce.
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  1. To derive by deduction; deduce.
  2. To take away a desirable part:
  3. To take away (a quantity) from another; subtract.
(Sports) To hit or strike (a billiard ball, for example) so as to give it backspin.
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  1. (Sports) To hit or strike (a billiard ball, for example) so as to give it backspin.
  2. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
  3. To compose or write out in legal format:
(Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
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  1. (Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
  2. To draw inferences.
  3. To conclude or decide from something known or assumed; derive by reasoning; draw as a conclusion
To act or decide as a judge.
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  1. To act or decide as a judge.
  2. (--- Law) To hear and decide on in a court of law:
  3. To think or suppose
To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
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  1. To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
  2. To get or perceive the meaning of; know or grasp what is meant by; comprehend
  3. To learn indirectly or infer, as from hearsay:

Synonym Study

  • Muster applies to a formal assembling, especially of troops for inspection, roll call, etc. See also syn. study at infer.
  • Assemble applies especially to the gathering together of persons for some special purpose assemble the students in the auditorium
  • Collect usually implies careful choice in gathering from various sources, a bringing into an orderly arrangement, etc. he collects coins
  • Gather is the general term for a bringing or coming together to gather scattered objects, people gathered at the corners
Find another word for gather. In this page you can discover 109 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gather, like: throng, assemble, meet, gather around, congregate, rally, crowd, convene, collect, muster and unite.