I. adverb Etymology: Middle English togedere, from Old English togædere, from to + gædere together; akin to Middle High German gater together, Old English gaderian to gather Date: before 12th century 1. a. in or into one place, mass, collection, or group <
the men get together every Thursday for poker
b. in a body ; as a group <
students and faculty together presented the petition
2. a. in or into contact (as connection, collision, or union) <
mix these ingredients together
b. in or into association or relationship <
colors that go well together
3. a. at one time ; simultaneously <
events that happened together
b. in succession <
was depressed for days together
4. a. by combined action ; jointly <
together we forced the door
b. in or into agreement or harmony <
the soloist and the orchestra weren't quite together
c. in or into a unified or coherent structure or an integrated whole <
can't even put a simple sentence together
5. a. with each other — used as an intensive after certain verbs <
join together
add together
b. as a unit ; in the aggregate <
these arguments taken together make a convincing case
c. considered as a whole ; counted or summed up <
all together, there were 21 entries
togetherness noun II. adjective Date: 1963 1. appropriately prepared, organized, or balanced 2. composed in mind or manner ; self-possessed <
a warm, sensitive, reasonably together girl — East Village Other

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