To "gather" means to get, get together, collect, or form a group.
- The girls gathered some flowers from the garden and made a bouquet.
- We gathered some wild blueberries and ate them for lunch.
- Some crows are gathering around a dead rabbit and eating it.
- Let’s gather some guys together and play baseball.
- You need to gather your things. We’re leaving now.
- Large crowds have been gathering in cities across the country to protest against the government.
- Gather together. I have something to tell all of you.
The noun form of this word is "gathering."
- There’s a large gathering of people in the park today. They’re celebrating Earth Day.
- A gathering of bicyclists forms every last Friday of the month for the Critical Mass rally.
Some people gathered around the girls and watched them as they danced.
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This page was first published on June 17, 2012. It was updated on February 7, 2016.