Definition of gather

Definition of gather
  1. gather Verb To collect; normally separate things.
  2. gather Verb To bring parts of a whole closer.
  3. gather Verb To infer or conclude; to know from a different source.
  4. gather Verb To be filled with pus
  5. gather Verb To collect molten glass on the end of a tool.
  6. gather Noun A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker.
  7. gather Noun The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward.
  8. gather Noun The soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See gather (transitive verb).
  9. gather Noun A piece of molten glass colected on the end of a blowpipe.
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