Gathering Gath"er*ing, n. 1. The act of collecting or bringing together. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is gathered, collected, or brought together; as: (a) A crowd; an assembly; a congregation. (b) A charitable contribution; a collection. (c) A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • gathering — I noun accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, assemblage, assembly, caucus, chamber, collection, company, compilation, concentration, conclave, conference, confluence, conflux, congregation, convention, convergence, convocation,… …   Law dictionary

  • gathering — a meeting, mid 12c., from late O.E. gaderung, prp. of GATHER (Cf. gather) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gathering — collection, assemblage, assembly, congregation (see under GATHER vb) Analogous words: *crowd, throng, press, horde, mob, rout, crush: accumulation (see corresponding verb ACCUMULATE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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