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English definition of “gather”

gather

verb (COME TOGETHER)    /ˈɡæð.ər/ US  //
B2 [I] When people or animals gather, they come together in a group: A crowd had gathered to hear her speak. Gather round, children, and I'll tell you a story.Forming groups (of people) [I] literary to get thicker and closer: Storm clouds were gathering.Collecting and amassing
(Definition of gather verb (COME TOGETHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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