- come together; assemble or accumulate；bring together and take in from scattered places or sources
- a part of a garment that is gathered or drawn in.
verb: gather, 3rd person present: gathers, gerund or present participle: gathering, past tense: gathered, past participle: gathered
- 1. come together; assemble or accumulate a crowd gathered in the square 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. bring together and take in from scattered places or sources we have gathered the information 同義詞
- ▪ pick up from the ground or a surface they gathered up the dirty plates and cups
- ▪ collect (grain or other crops) as a harvest the harvest of wheat and barley had been gathered in 同義詞
- ▪ collect plants, fruits, etc., for food the Bushmen live by hunting and gathering 同義詞
- ▪ draw together or toward oneself she gathered the child in her arms 同義詞
- 3. develop a higher degree of the green movement is gathering pace
- 4. infer; understand her clients were, I gathered, a prosperous group 同義詞
- 5. summon up (a mental or physical attribute such as one's thoughts or strength) for a purpose he lay gathering his thoughts together he gathered himself for a tremendous leap 同義詞 反義詞
- 6. draw and hold together (fabric or a part of a garment) by running thread through it the front is gathered at the waist 同義詞
- 1. a part of a garment that is gathered or drawn in.