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To make an estimate
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 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.”
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.”
To bring or assemble a group of people together
“If one man can gather an army of five hundred, another can gather an army of ten or five hundred thousand. That means revolution.”
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 grow larger or more numerous
“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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