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To bring together and take in from scattered places or sources
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“Squirrels have been observed to gather fallen nuts, storing them for the winter.”
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To gather or meet in a common location
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“The guests would gather at the top of the stairs, sticking their heads down the stairway to see what was going on.”
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To bring together or amass as a single group or collection
Gather the spices together inside a small piece of muslin, tie with string, and add to the pan.”
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To learn from information given
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“From what I gather, he is certainly a natural talent at this sport.”
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(of plants, fruits, etc.) To collect for food
“Sixteen people would be brought to an uninhabited island and left there to survive on the food they could gather for themselves.”
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To grow larger or more numerous
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“Storm clouds would continue to gather in the distance.”
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To come or bring together
“Let's gather a group of adventurous individuals to climb to the summit.”
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To attract the interest of, especially of a group
“The movie, with its implicit connotations, would soon gather a fanatical following.”
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To pull (someone) into one's arms
“They would embrace and gather the child between them.”
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(sewing) To add pleats or folds to a piece of cloth, normally to reduce its width
“Pull the basting bobbin threads to gather the skirt.”
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To come into possession of
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To know intuitively or by immediate perception
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Increase by addition or growth, often financial
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To issue, establish or apply as a fee, charge, fine or penalty
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To form pus, or cause to generate pus
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Sweep away
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To arrive somewhere (for a given event or purpose)
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Sign up for responsibility
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To decompose or break down, especially biologically
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To carry or transport, usually from one place to another
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To order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
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To work or group together for a common purpose
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To extract from under a surface or ground
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To remove or extract (something) by grasping and exerting force on it
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To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller
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(usually in plural form "gathers") A part of a garment that is gathered
“The soleplate comes to a point, making it easy to iron button bands and gathers.”
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A strip material sewn on to a garment or fabric as a decorative edging or ornament
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