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Synonyms for gather

Synonyms for (noun) gather

Synonyms: gather, gathering Definition: the act of gathering something

Similar words: collecting, collection, assembling, aggregation Definition: the act of gathering something together

Synonyms: gather, gathering Definition: sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching

Similar words: sewing, stitchery Definition: needlework on which you are working with needle and thread Usage: she put her sewing back in the basket

Synonyms for (verb) gather

Synonyms: gain, gather Definition: increase or develop Usage: the peace movement gained momentum; the car gathers speed

Similar words: increase Definition: become bigger or greater in amount Usage: The amount of work increased

Synonyms: pile up, accumulate, amass, cumulate, conglomerate, gather Definition: collect or gather Usage: Journals are accumulating in my office; The work keeps piling up

Similar words: increase Definition: become bigger or greater in amount Usage: The amount of work increased

Synonyms: gather Definition: conclude from evidence Usage: I gather you have not done your homework

Similar words: conclude, reason, reason out Definition: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion Usage: We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

Synonyms: gather Definition: look for (food) in nature Usage: Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall

Similar words: look for, search, seek Definition: try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of Usage: The police are searching for clues; They are searching for the missing man in the entire county

Synonyms: tuck, pucker, gather Definition: draw together into folds or puckers

Similar words: sew, sew together, run up, stitch Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework

Synonyms: gather Definition: draw and bring closer Usage: she gathered her shawl around her shoulders

Similar words: pull Definition: apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion Usage: Pull the rope; Pull the handle towards you; pull the string gently; pull the trigger of the gun; pull your knees towards your chin

Synonyms: assemble, gather, foregather, forgather, meet Definition: collect in one place Usage: We assembled in the church basement; Let's gather in the dining room

Similar words: interact Definition: act together or towards others or with others Usage: He should interact more with his colleagues