gatherer
noun see gather I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gatherer — Gath er*er, n. 1. One who gathers or collects. [1913 Webster] 2. (Sewing Machine) An attachment for making gathers in the cloth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gatherer — c.1200, agent noun from GATHER (Cf. gather) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gatherer — Recorded as Gath, Garth, Gather, Gawther (English), and Gatherer (Scottish), this is a surname of pre 7th century Olde English origins. If residential it derives from the word garth, meaning a yard or enclosure, and describes a person who lives… …   Surnames reference

  • gatherer — UK [ˈɡæθərə(r)] / US [ˈɡæθərər] noun [countable] Word forms gatherer : singular gatherer plural gatherers someone who looks for and finds something Internet users are either information providers or information gatherers. • See: hunter gatherer …   English dictionary

  • gatherer — gath|er|er [ gæθərər ] noun count someone who looks for and finds something: Internet users are either information providers or information gatherers. => HUNTER GATHERER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gatherer — [[t]gæ̱ðərə(r)[/t]] gatherers N COUNT: usu n N A gatherer is someone who collects or gathers a particular thing. The brazil nut gatherers were paid only 2 to 3 percent of the New York wholesale price. ...professional intelligence gatherers …   English dictionary

  • gatherer — gather ► VERB 1) come or bring together; assemble or accumulate. 2) harvest (a crop). 3) collect plants, fruits, etc., for food. 4) draw together or towards oneself. 5) develop a higher degree of: the movement is gathering pace. 6) infer;… …   English terms dictionary

  • gatherer — See gather. * * * …   Universalium

  • gatherer — noun a) A person who gathers things. b) A person who collects rent or taxes …   Wiktionary

  • Gatherer — Подборочная машина …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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