English Synonyms and Antonyms
To amass is to bring together materials that make a mass, a great bulk or quantity. With some occasional exceptions, accumulate is applied to the more gradual, amass to the more rapid gathering of money or materials, amass referring to the general result or bulk, accumulate to the particular process or rate of gain. We say interest is accumulated (or accumulates) rather than is amassed; he accumulated a fortune in the course of years; he rapidly amassed a fortune by shrewd speculations. Goods or money for immediate distribution are said to be collected rather than amassed. They may be stored up for a longer or shorter time; but to hoard is always with a view of permanent retention, generally selfish. Aggregate is now most commonly used of numbers and amounts; as, the expenses will aggregate a round million.
Amass for oneself; for a purpose; from a distance; with great labor; by industry.
sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
the act of gathering something
gather, garner, collect, pull togetherverb
assemble or get together
"gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
hoard, assemble, call for, garner, gain, amass, pucker, gather up, meet, conglomerate, accumulate, roll up, take in, pull in, pick up, foregather, pile up, tuck, collect, pull together, get together, compile, cumulate, earn, forgather
meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherverb
collect in one place
"We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
conform to, tack together, touch, put together, foregather, tack, fulfill, pucker, amass, adjoin, piece, match, suffer, fulfil, cumulate, meet, converge, fit, satisfy, receive, accumulate, forgather, encounter, get together, run into, cope with, fill, play, pull together, run across, come across, conglomerate, pile up, set up, assemble, contact, take on, tuck, see, collect, gain, garner
accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amassverb
collect or gather
"Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
assemble, heap up, garner, hoard, amass, get together, pucker, meet, conglomerate, roll up, foregather, gain, pile up, stack up, tuck, collect, pull together, accumulate, compile, cumulate, forgather
conclude from evidence
"I gather you have not done your homework"
gather, pucker, tuckverb
draw together into folds or puckers
assemble, garner, gain, amass, pucker, meet, conglomerate, accumulate, ruck up, foregather, pile up, ruck, knit, tuck, collect, insert, pull together, get together, cumulate, cockle, crumple, rumple, forgather
assemble, gather, get togetherverb
get people together
"assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"
tack together, assemble, garner, join, gain, put together, amass, set up, pucker, tack, cooperate, meet, conglomerate, accumulate, join forces, foregather, pile up, piece, collaborate, tuck, collect, fall in, pull together, get together, cumulate, forgather
draw and bring closer
"she gathered her shawl around her shoulders"
look for (food) in nature
"Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
increase or develop
"the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"
earn, derive, take in, benefit, pile up, pull in, foregather, hit, arrive at, attain, win, amass, gain, put on, pull ahead, acquire, cumulate, meet, advance, make, garner, accumulate, forgather, realise, get together, gain ground, tuck, pull together, clear, pucker, conglomerate, profit, make headway, reach, bring in, assemble, realize, collect, get ahead
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How to use gather in a sentence?
We're committed to gather the information before we reach conclusions. Other people who don't have this responsibility can reach conclusions right away, in my case I'm not ready to make any conclusions yet and still ready to gather more information.
We all want to be in Charlotte, we love North Carolina, but having a sense now is absolutely essential because of the rules and regulations that are involved, and we look forward to working with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, getting a swift response, and, if need be, moving Republican National Convention to a state that is farther along on reopening and can say with confidence that we can gather there.
The civil cases will continue to gather steam. We take Mr. Watson's depo again Tuesday, we have to respect the process.
Serving my customers safe, high quality food and beverages is a top priority for me….We are continuing to review this matter and gather all the facts.
This is really strange circumstances because normally under pressure entertainment and music always survives. People want to feel good. They wan na come out and see music and we wan na be able to be there as a beacon to help remind them that everything is going to be OK during hard times, but this has been crippling because people can't gather together.
Translations for gather
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- toplamaq, yığmaqAzerbaijani
- збіраць, сабрацьBelarusian
- събирам, събераBulgarian
- recollirCatalan, Valencian
- sebrat, sbírat, shromažďovat, shromážditCzech
- бьратиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- versammeln, sammelnGerman
- μαζεύω, συγκεντρώνωGreek
- kolekti, kunveniEsperanto
- colegir, juntar, recoger, acumular, reunirSpanish
- kogunema, kogumaEstonian
- جمع کردنPersian
- kerätä, vekittää, kerääntyä, tihentää, koota, täyttyä, kokoontua, päätellä, ymmärtääFinnish
- rassembler, déduire, recueillirFrench
- trusScottish Gaelic
- इकट्ठा करनाHindi
- összeszed, gyűjt, összegyűjtHungarian
- միանալ, հավաքելArmenian
- ammassare, presupporre, radunarsi, raccogliersi, presumere, raccogliere, dedurre, cogliere, ammucchiare, collezionare, accumulareItalian
- 集める, 収集Japanese
- 모으다, 수집Korean
- жыйноо, чогултууKyrgyz
- kāpui, pōteteMāori
- собира, собереMacedonian
- verzamelen, bijeenkomenDutch
- samleNorwegian Nynorsk
- zbierać, zgromadzić, zebrać, gromadzićPolish
- reunir, coligir, congregar, coletar, juntar, colecionarPortuguese
- culege, colecta, conchide, adunaRomanian
- собрать, собирать, аккумулироватьRussian
- okupljati, прибрати, okupiti, окупљати, pribrati, окупитиSerbo-Croatian
- zbierať, zebraťSlovak
- zbirati, zbratiSlovene
- ҷамъ карданTajik
- ýygnamak, ýygmak, çöplemek, toplanmakTurkmen
- toplamak, biriktirmek, derlemek, toplanmak, almak, çıkarsamak, çıkarmak, buluşmakTurkish
- збирати, зібратиUkrainian
- toʻplanmoq, yigʻmoqUzbek
- tham gia, tụ tập, tập hợpVietnamese
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