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English definition of “gather”

gather

verb (UNDERSTAND)    /ˈɡæð.ər/ US  //
C1 [T] to understand or believe something as a result of something that has been said or done: Harry loves his new job, I gather. [+ (that)] From the look on their faces, she gathered (that) they were annoyed with her. [+ question word] I never really gathered why he left his job. I didn't gather much from his lecture.Concluding and deducing
(Definition of gather verb (UNDERSTAND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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