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together

adverb uk   /təˈɡeð.ər/ us    //

together adverb (WITH EACH OTHER)

A1 with each other: We used to go to aerobics together. We worked together on a project a couple of years back. Could you add these figures together for me? You mix all the dry ingredients together before you add the milk. I like both flavours separately but I don't like them together. You could stick that back together (= join the separate parts to each other) with a bit of glue. She said, "Never trust a man whose eyes are so close together!" The waiter asked if we were all together so I explained that we were two separate parties. We should get together (= meet each other socially) some time and have a drink.
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If two people are described as together, they have a close romantic and often sexual relationship with each other: Mira and Ellis have been together now for almost five years. get (it) together informal If two people get together or get it together, they start a sexual relationship with each other: We'd seen each other once or twice in a group, but we didn't really get it together till Rachel's party.

together adverb (AT THE SAME TIME)

B1 at the same time: Everyone seemed to arrive together. We can deal with the next two items on the list together.

together adverb (COMBINED)

B2 combined: Together they must earn over $80,000 a year. She's got more sense than the rest of you put together.

together adverb (IN ONE PLACE)

B2 in one place: I'll just gather my things together and then we can go.

together adverb (AND ALSO)

together with B2 in addition to; and also: The money that I owe you for the phone together with the rent equals £300. That bottle of champagne together with those chocolates will make a nice present.

together

adjective uk   /təˈɡeð.ər/ us    // informal approving
organized, confident of your abilities, and able to use them to achieve what you want: He strikes me as a fairly together sort of a guy. get it together to get something organized: We were going to do something more ambitious over Christmas this year but we never got it together.
(Definition of together from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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