Found 4 items, similar to gather.
English → Indonesian
English → Indonesian
berkumpul, gotes, mengumpulkan, riung
English → English
n 1: sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling
tight a thread in a line of stitching [syn: gathering
2: the act of gathering something [syn: gathering
v 1: assemble or get together; “gather some stones”
; “pull your
, pull together
] [ant: spread
2: collect in one place; “We assembled in the church basement”
“Let's gather in the dining room”
3: collect or gather; “Journals are accumulating in my office”
“The work keeps piling up”
, pile up
4: conclude from evidence; “I gather you have not done your
5: draw fabric together and sew it tightly [syn: pucker
6: get people together; “assemble your colleagues”
together all those who are interested in the project”
“gather the close family members”
, get together
7: look for (food) in nature; “Our ancestors gathered nuts in
English → English
(g[a^][th]"[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
; p. pr. & vb. n. Gathering
.] [OE. gaderen, AS.
gaderian, gadrian, fr. gador, geador, together, fr. g[ae]d
fellowship; akin to E. good, D. gaderen to collect, G. gatte
husband, MHG. gate, also companion, Goth. gadiliggs a
sister's son. [root]29. See Good
, and cf. Together
1. To bring together; to collect, as a number of separate
things, into one place, or into one aggregate body; to
assemble; to muster; to congregate.
And Belgium's capital had gathered them
Her beauty and her chivalry. --Byron.
When he had gathered all the chief priests and
scribes of the people together. --Matt. ii. 4.
2. To pick out and bring together from among what is of less
value; to collect, as a harvest; to harvest; to cull; to
pick off; to pluck.
A rose just gathered from the stalk. --Dryden.
Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Gather us from among the heathen. --Ps. cvi. 47.
3. To accumulate by collecting and saving little by little;
to amass; to gain; to heap up.
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his
substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity
the poor. --Prov.
To pay the creditor . . . he must gather up money by
4. To bring closely together the parts or particles of; to
contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or
plaits, as a garment; also, to draw together, as a piece
of cloth by a thread; to pucker; to plait; as, to gather a
Gathering his flowing robe, he seemed to stand
In act to speak, and graceful stretched his hand.
5. To derive, or deduce, as an inference; to collect, as a
conclusion, from circumstances that suggest, or arguments
that prove; to infer; to conclude.
Let me say no more!
Gather the sequel by that went before. --Shak.
6. To gain; to win. [Obs.]
He gathers ground upon her in the chase. --Dryden.
7. (Arch.) To bring together, or nearer together, in masonry,
as where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to
the width of the flue, or the like.
8. (Naut.) To haul in; to take up; as, to gather the slack of
To be gathered to one's people
or To be gathered to one's fathers
to die. --Gen. xxv. 8.
To gather breath
, to recover normal breathing after being
out of breath; to get one's breath; to rest. --Spenser.
To gather one's self together
, to collect and dispose one's
powers for a great effort, as a beast crouches preparatory
to a leap.
To gather way
(Naut.), to begin to move; to move with
, v. i.
1. To come together; to collect; to unite; to become
assembled; to congregate.
When small humors gather to a gout. --Pope.
Tears from the depth of some divine despair
Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes.
2. To grow larger by accretion; to increase.
Their snowball did not gather as it went. --Bacon.
3. To concentrate; to come to a head, as a sore, and generate
pus; as, a boil has gathered.
4. To collect or bring things together.
Thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and
gather where I have not strewed. --Matt. xxv.
1. A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through
it; a pucker.
2. (Carriage Making) The inclination forward of the axle
journals to keep the wheels from working outward.
3. (Arch.) The soffit or under surface of the masonry
required in gathering. See Gather
, v. t., 7.