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English definition of “gather”

gather

verb [T] (COLLECT)   /ˈɡæð·ər/
to collect or obtain things, esp. from different places: I went to several libraries to gather information. We gathered blackberries from the nearby fields. gathers momentum/speed If something gathers momentum/speed, it gradually becomes faster or stronger: Pressure for reform of the health-care system is gathering momentum.
(Definition of gather verb (COLLECT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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