English → English - gather

n. gathering in, drawing together; fold or pucker (in clothing)
v. bring together, assemble, collect; amass, accumulate; harvest; conclude, deduce

English → Spanish - gather

s. cosecha; frunce
v. recoger, acopiar, acumular, colectar, juntar, recolectar, reunir; tener entendido, leer entrelíneas; reunirse, congregarse; inferir, deducir; recabar, recopilar

English → French - gather

n. rassemblement, réunion, ourlet (d'un vêtement)
v. recueillir; amasser, collectionner; se réunir; rentrer; comprendre; chauffer

English → German - gather

n. Versammlung; Falte (in Kleidung)
v. sammeln; versammeln; pflücken; ernten; einbringen; verstehen

English → Indonesian - gather

v. mengumpulkan, menyimak, memperapat, berkerumun, berkelompok, menggerombol, berkumpul, mengumpul, bergumpal, memungut, memetik, memeluk, merangkul, merangkum, menampung, berkesimpulan, merasa, mengira, mengkerut, lipatan: membuat lipatan, bernanah

English → Italian - gather

s. (Sart) increspature, crespe
v. raccogliere; (fig) arguire, dedurre, desumere; venire a sapere, apprendere; concentrare; mettere insieme, accumulare; acquistare gradualmente; avvolgere; corrugare, increspare, aggrondare

English → Polish - gather

v. zbierać, gromadzić, zgromadzić, nabrać, pobierać, pozbierać, zgarnąć, składać, naskładać czegoś, uzbierać, ściągać, osiadać, narwać, obierać, otaczać, wywnioskować, wnioskować, wezbrać, miarkować, zbierać się, uzbierać się, gromadzić się, garnąć się, zebrać, zgromadzać, nabierać, pobrać, zgarniać, złożyć, ściągnąć, osiąść, wzbierać

English → Portuguese - gather

s. concentração; dobra (em roupa)
v. reunir, recolher, colher; acumular; juntar, unir; entender

English → Romanian - gather

v. strânge, aduna, culege, colecta, împreuna, recolta, reuni, scurge, întruni, îngrămădi, aduna: se aduna, înjgheba, aglomera, agonisi, coace {med.}, aduce, conchide, deduce, rupe, face creţuri

English → Russian - gather

с. сбор, урожай
г. собирать, рвать (цветы); снимать, поднимать; сзывать; стягиваться, съезжаться, собираться; почерпнуть, делать вывод, умозаключать; стянуть войска

English → Turkish - gather

f. büzmek, toplamak, bir araya getirmek, tutmak, biriktirmek, büzgü yapmak, kazanmak, büzmek (dikiş), toplanmak, toparlanmak, kendini toplamak, iltihaplanmak, irin toplamak

English → Ukrainian - gather

n. збір, урожай
v. збиратися, накопичувати, висновок: робити висновок, збирати, визбирати, згромаджувати, напрятати, пофалдувати, скупчуватися, сходитися

English → Dutch - gather

zn. bijeenkomst; vouw (in kleding)
ww. verzamelen; verzamelen; binnenhalen; krijgen; samentrekken; opmaken; oogsten

English → Greek - gather

ρήμ. συνάγω, συναθροίζω, συναθροίζομαι, μαζεύω, συλλέγω

English → Arabic - gather

‏تجمع، جمع، جنى، أخذ، إستقطب، حشد، إستجمع، إلتأم، سال، نما، حسب، لم‏

English → Chinese - gather

(名) 集合; 聚集
(动) 使聚集; 积聚; 搜集; 积聚; 皱起; 集合; 生脓, 化脓

English → Chinese - gather

(名) 集合; 聚集
(動) 使聚集; 積聚; 搜集; 積聚; 皺起; 集合; 生膿, 化膿

English → Hindi - gather

v. इकट्‌ठा करना, जमा देना, समेटना, संग्रह कराना, बटोरना, चुनना, बीनना, प्राप्त करना, अनुमान करना

English → Japanese - gather

(動) 集める; 取入れをする; 摘み集める; 縮める; かき寄せる
(名) かき集めること; ひだ(洋服の)

English → Korean - gather

명. 모으기, 끌어 모으기; 주름잡기 (의복에서)
동. 모으다, 집합하다; 축적하다; 걷어들이다; 결론짓다, 추론하다

English → Vietnamese - gather

v. nhóm lại, hội họp, nhóm họp, tụ họp, góp, lượm, nhặt, siết chặt, nắm chặt

Definition of gather

1. To collect; normally separate things.
I've been gathering ideas from the people I work with.
She bent down to gather the reluctant cat from beneath the chair.
1. Especially, to harvest food.
We went to gather some blackberries from the nearby lane.
2. To accumulate over time, to amass little by little.
Over the years he'd gathered a considerable collection of mugs.
3. Intransitive To congregate, or assemble.
People gathered round as he began to tell his story.
4. Intransitive To grow gradually larger by accretion.
2. To bring parts of a whole closer.
She gathered the shawl about her as she stepped into the cold.
5. Sewing To add pleats or folds to a piece of cloth, normally to reduce its width.
A gown should be gathered around the top so that it will remain shaped.
6. Knitting To bring stitches closer together.
Be careful not to stretch or gather your knitting.
If you want to emphasise the shape, it is possible to gather the waistline.
7. Architecture To bring together, or nearer together, in masonry, as for example where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to the width of the flue.
8. Nautical To haul in; to take up.
To gather the slack of a rope
3. To infer or conclude; to know from a different source.
From his silence, I gathered that things had not gone well.
I gather from Aunty May that you had a good day at the match.
4. To be filled with pus
Salt water can help boils to gather and then burst.
5. To collect molten glass on the end of a tool.
6. To gain; to win.
7. A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker.
8. The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward.
9. The soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See gather (transitive verb).
10. A blob of molten glass collected on the end of a blowpipe.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: gathering
Present: gather (3.person: gathers)
Past: gathered
Future: will gather
Present conditional: would gather
Present Perfect: have gathered (3.person: has gathered)
Past Perfect: had gathered
Future Perfect: will have gathered
Past conditional: would have gathered
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