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To make an estimate
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To bring together and take in from scattered places or sources
“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
“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
“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
“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.”
Noun
(usually in plural form "gathers") Plural for 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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