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To make an estimate
To come or bring together as a group
“A group of protestors would gather at the hall before marching down the city's main strip.”
To bring together and take in from scattered places or sources
“Squirrels have been observed to gather fallen nuts, storing them for the winter.”
To learn from information given
“From what I gather, he is certainly a natural talent at this sport.”
(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.”
To gradually increase in
“Storm clouds would continue to gather in the distance.”
To come or bring together
“Let's gather a group of adventurous individuals to climb to the summit.”
To attract the interest of, especially of a group
“The movie, with its implicit connotations, would soon gather a fanatical following.”
To pull (someone) into one's arms
“They would embrace and gather the child between them.”
(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.”
(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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