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Definition of "gathering" []

  • The action of one that gathers. (noun)
  • That which is gathered or amassed; a collection or accumulation. (noun)
  • An assembly of persons; a meeting. (noun)
  • The collecting of food that grows wild, such as berries, roots, and grains. (noun)
  • A gather in cloth. (noun)
  • A group of people, things, etc, that are gathered together; assembly (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A gather or series of gathers in material (noun)
  • The formation of pus in a boil (noun)
  • The pus so formed (noun)

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Use "gathering" in a sentence
  • "Held twice a year for the past decade, the gathering is the Big One for Flash designers and developers."
  • "And it's that accumulative effect, what I call the gathering momentum of millions acts of kindness which take place on a daily basis, which literally can transform this country one heart and one soul at a time."
  • "It's what I call the gathering momentum of millions of acts of kindness which define America and which enable America to stand tall in the face of evil."