Synonyms of gathering


1. gathering, assemblage, social group

usage: a group of persons together in one place

2. assembly, assemblage, gathering, group action

usage: the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"

3. gather, gathering, collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation

usage: the act of gathering something

4. gather, gathering, sewing, stitchery

usage: sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching


1. gather, garner, collect, pull together

usage: assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"

2. meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather, interact

usage: collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"

3. accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass, increase

usage: collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"

4. gather, reason, reason out, conclude

usage: conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework"

5. gather, pucker, tuck, sew, run up, sew together, stitch

usage: draw together into folds or puckers

6. assemble, gather, get together

usage: get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"

7. gather, pull

usage: draw and bring closer; "she gathered her shawl around her shoulders"

8. gather, search, seek, look for

usage: look for (food) in nature; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"

9. gain, gather, increase

usage: increase or develop; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"

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