Definitions of gather

The word gather uses 6 letters:aeghrt.

GATHER is playable in:

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Scrabble US10
Scrabble UK10

v. t. - To bring together; to collect, as a number of separate things, into one place, or into one aggregate body; to assemble; to muster; to congregate. 2

v. t. - To pick out and bring together from among what is of less value; to collect, as a harvest; to harvest; to cull; to pick off; to pluck. 2

v. t. - To accumulate by collecting and saving little by little; to amass; to gain; to heap up. 2

v. t. - To bring closely together the parts or particles of; to contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or plaits, as a garment; also, to draw together, as a piece of cloth by a thread; to pucker; to plait; as, to gather a ruffle. 2

v. t. - To derive, or deduce, as an inference; to collect, as a conclusion, from circumstances that suggest, or arguments that prove; to infer; to conclude. 2

v. t. - To gain; to win. 2

v. t. - To bring together, or nearer together, in masonry, as where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to the width of the flue, or the like. 2

v. t. - To haul in; to take up; as, to gather the slack of a rope. 2

v. i. - To come together; to collect; to unite; to become assembled; to congregate. 2

v. i. - To grow larger by accretion; to increase. 2

v. i. - To concentrate; to come to a head, as a sore, and generate pus; as, a boil has gathered. 2

v. i. - To collect or bring things together. 2

n. - A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker. 2

n. - The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward. 2

n. - The soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See Gather, v. t., 7. 2