Together meaning

tə-gĕth'ər
The definition of together is in the same place or a person who is stable or in touch with reality.

An example of together used as an adjective is the phrase "the children are together" in the picture.

An example of together used as an adjective is the phrase "He is really put together" which means that he is stable and secure.

An example of together used as an adjective is the phrase "she really dresses like she is together" which means that she pays attention to clothing details.

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Together is defined as in or into one unit, or at the same time.

An example of something that is together is a chair assembled from many parts; the chair was put together.

An example of something happening together are two instruments being played at the same moment, being played together.

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Into an effective, coherent condition.

Get yourself together.

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Regarded collectively; in total.

She is worth more than all of us together. Considered together, the proposals made little sense.

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Simultaneously.

The bells rang out together.

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In harmony or accord.

We stand together on this issue.

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Emotionally stable and effective in performance.

She's really together.

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In tune with what is going on; hip.
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In or into one gathering, group, mass, or place.

A reunion to bring the family together.

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In or into contact, collision, union, etc. with each other.

The cars skidded together.

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Considered collectively; added up.

Winning more than all the others together.

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At the same time; simultaneously.

Shots fired together.

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In succession; continuously.

Sulking for three whole days together.

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In or into agreement, cooperation, etc.

To get together on a deal.

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In or into a unified whole.
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In the same place; with one another; not apart.

The family will be together for the holidays.

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Having fully developed one's abilities, ambitions, etc.; having an integrated personality.
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At the same time, in the same place; in close association.

We went to school together.

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Into one place; into a single thing; combined.

He put all the parts together.

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In a relationship or partnership, for example a business relationship or a romantic partnership.

Bob and Andy went into business together. Jenny and Mark have been together since they went on holiday to Mexico.

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(colloquial) Well organized, well developed.

He's really together.

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In or into a single group, mass, or place.

We gather together.

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In or into contact.

The cars crashed together. She mixed the chemicals together.

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In or into a unified structure or arrangement.

Put the food processor together.

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  • To unify and harmonize one's resources so as to perform with maximal effectiveness.
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  • In addition to.
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Origin of together

  • Middle English from Old English tōgædere ghedh- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Late Middle English together, from earlier togedere, togadere, from Old English tōgædere (“together"), from Proto-Germanic *tō (“to") + Proto-Germanic *gadar (“together"), from Proto-Indo-European *gÊ·hedh- (“to keep"), equivalent to to- +"Ž gather. Cognate with Scots togiddir, thegither (“together"), Old Frisian togadera (“together"), Middle Dutch tegadere, tegader (“together"), Middle High German gater (“together"). Compare also Old English ætgædere (“together"), Old English Ä¡eador (“together"). More at gather.
    From Wiktionary