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gathered, past tense; gathers, 3rd person singular present; gathering, present participle; gathered, past participle;
  1. Come together; assemble or accumulate
    • - a crowd gathered in the square
  2. Bring together and take in from scattered places or sources
    • - we have gathered the information
  3. Pick up from the ground or a surface
    • - they gathered up the dirty plates and cups
  4. Collect (grain or other crops) as a harvest

  5. Collect (plants, fruits, etc.) for food

  6. Draw together or toward oneself
    • - she gathered the child in her arms
  7. Draw and hold together (fabric or a part of a garment) by running thread through it
    • - the front is gathered at the waist
  8. Infer; understand
    • - her clients were, I gathered, a prosperous group
  9. Develop a higher degree of
    • - the green movement is gathering pace
  10. Summon up (a mental or physical attribute such as one's thoughts or strength) for a purpose
    • - he lay gathering his thoughts together
    • - he gathered himself for a tremendous leap
  1. A part of a garment that is gathered or drawn in

  1. sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
  2. assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
  3. the act of gathering something
  4. meet: collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
  5. accumulate: collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
  6. conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework"
  7. In knitting, a gather is a generic term for several methods that draw stitches closer together laterally, i.e., within a row of knitting. ...
  8. Gathering is a sewing technique for shortening the length of a strip of fabric so that the longer piece can be attached to a shorter piece. ...
  9. Gather or is a social networking website designed to encourage interaction through various social, political and cultural topics. Its headquarters are in Boston, Massachusetts.
  10. (Gathering (LDS Church)) Gathering has been an important part of life in the LDS church. From gathering as missionaries to gathering as members to worship weekly in church. When the church had first became a church, the pioneers were asked to gather together and travel across the United States.
  11. Gathers is an American surname, and may refer to: * Hank Gathers (1967-1990), African American basketball player * James Gathers (1930-2002), American athlete
  12. (The Gathering (audio drama)) The Gathering is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
  13. A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker; The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward; A piece of molten glass colected on the end of a blowpipe; To collect; normally separate things. Especially, to harvest food. ...
  14. (Gathered) Signatures assembled next to each other in the proper sequence for binding, as compared to nested. Also called stacked.
  15. (Gathered) A heading that is finished by pulling on strings in a heading tape to create a ruffled/gathered look.
  16. (gathered) After the Paplanus family left in 1957, no Jews were left in Winchester.  Between 1908 and 1957, there were rarely more than three or four Jewish families in Winchester at any one time. ...
  17. (gathered) To pull fabric along a line of stitching so as to draw into puckers.
  18. (Gathering) A method of easing a seam to allow insertion of sleeves and other rounded pattern pieces.
  19. (Gathering) The process of collecting natural gas flowing from numerous wells and bringing it together into pooling areas where it is received into transmission pipelines.
  20. (gathering) The tapered section of flue duct or air duct that forms a transition between the duct passage and the flue.
  21. (Gathering) the operation of inserting the printed pages, sections or signatures of a book in the correct order for binding.
  22. (GATHERING) distinguished from Council Gathering. It is a formal convocation of Fremen leaders to witness a combat that determines tribal leadership. (A Council Gathering is an assembly to arrive at decisions involving all the tribes.)
  23. (Gathering) A collection of pus.
  24. (Gathering) A meeting that the Clans hold peace at every full moon
  25. (Gathering) Collecting the various sheets from piles when folded, so that the arrangement follows the sequence of the signature.