Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gathering

4 senses of gathering

Sense 1
gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)
       => social group -- (people sharing some social relation)

Sense 2
assembly, assemblage, gathering -- (the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly")
       => group action -- (action taken by a group of people)

Sense 3
gather, gathering -- (the act of gathering something)
       => collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation -- (the act of gathering something together)

Sense 4
gather, gathering -- (sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching)
       => sewing, stitchery -- (needlework on which you are working with needle and thread; "she put her sewing back in the basket")

Antonyms of verb gather

1 of 9 senses of gather

Sense 1
gather, garner, collect, pull together -- (assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together")
       Antonym of spread (Sense 1)
      => spread, distribute -- (distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gather

9 senses of gather

Sense 1
gather, garner, collect, pull together -- (assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together")
          Phrasal Verb-> gather up#1

Sense 2
meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather -- (collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room")
       => interact -- (act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues")

Sense 3
accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass -- (collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up")
       => increase -- (become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased")

Sense 4
gather -- (conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework")
       => reason, reason out, conclude -- (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house")

Sense 5
gather, pucker, tuck -- (draw together into folds or puckers)
       => sew, run up, sew together, stitch -- (fasten by sewing; do needlework)

Sense 6
assemble, gather, get together -- (get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members")

Sense 7
gather -- (draw and bring closer; "she gathered her shawl around her shoulders")
       => pull -- (apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin")

Sense 8
gather -- (look for (food) in nature; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall")
       => search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

Sense 9
gain, gather -- (increase or develop; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed")
       => increase -- (become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased")

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