gather flowers

gather flowers
pick flowers

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • gather — gatherable, adj. gatherer, n. /gadh euhr/, v.t. 1. to bring together into one group, collection, or place: to gather firewood; to gather the troops. 2. to bring together or assemble from various places, sources, or people; collect gradually: The… …   Universalium

  • gather — /ˈgæðə / (say gadhuh) verb (t) 1. to bring (persons, animals, or things) together into one company or aggregate. 2. to get together from various places or sources; collect gradually. 3. to learn or infer from observation: I gather that he ll be… …   Australian English dictionary

  • gather — I. verb (gathered; gathering) Etymology: Middle English gaderen, from Old English gaderian; akin to Middle High German gadern to unite more at good Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to bring together ; collect < tried to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gather — vb 1 Gather, collect, assemble, congregate mean to come or to bring together so as to form a group, a mass, or a unit. The same distinctions in applications and in implications characterize their derivative nouns gathering, collection, assemblage …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • gather — O.E. gadrian, gædrian unite, agree, assemble; gather, collect, store up, used of flowers, thoughts, persons; from P.Gmc. *gadurojan bring together, unite (Cf. O.E. gæd fellowship, companionship, gædeling companion; M.L.G. gadderen; O.Fris.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • gather — I UK [ˈɡæðə(r)] / US [ˈɡæðər] verb Word forms gather : present tense I/you/we/they gather he/she/it gathers present participle gathering past tense gathered past participle gathered *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] if people gather, or if someone …   English dictionary

  • gather — gath|er1 [ gæðər ] verb *** ▸ 1 come together ▸ 2 search for and find ▸ 3 increase ▸ 4 bring things together ▸ 5 believe when not told ▸ 6 when clouds appear ▸ 7 make many folds in cloth ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive if people… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • FLOWERS — Almost all the very rich and variegated flora of Ereẓ Israel are flowering plants (Phanerogamae), and most of them have an attractively colored corolla. In Israel flowers bloom all year, in the cold and rainy season as well as in the burning heat …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • gather — v. & n. v. 1 tr. & intr. bring or come together; assemble, accumulate. 2 tr. (usu. foll. by up) a bring together from scattered places or sources. b take up together from the ground, a surface, etc. c draw into a smaller compass. 3 tr. acquire by …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick flowers — gather wild flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

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