Gather is defined as to bring or come together in one place.(verb)
An example of gather is for a shepherd to herd his sheep into one area in the field to graze.
The definition of a gather is a drawing together.(noun)
An example of gather is a piece of puckered fabric like a ruffle.
See gather in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME gaderen < OE gad(e)rian, akin to OFris gaduria, Du gaderen < IE base *ghedh-, to unite, join > (to)gether, good, Ger gatte, spouse
See gather in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb gath·ered, gath·er·ing, gath·ers verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English getheren, gaderen
Origin: , from Old English gadrian; see ghedh- in Indo-European roots.
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