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Meaning of “together” in the English Dictionary

"together" in British English

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togetheradverb

uk   /təˈɡeð.ər/  us   /təˈɡeð.ɚ/
  • together adverb (WITH EACH OTHER)

A1 with each other: We used to go to ​yoga together. We ​worked together on a ​project a ​couple of ​years back. Could you ​add these ​numbers together for me? You ​mix all the ​dryingredients together before you ​add the ​milk. I like both ​flavoursseparately but I don't like them together. You could ​stick that back together (= ​join the ​separateparts to each other) with some ​glue. She said, "Never ​trust a man whose ​eyes are so close together!" The ​waiterasked if we were all together, so I ​explained that we were two ​separateparties. 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 ​closeromantic and often ​sexualrelationship 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 ​sexualrelationship with each other: We'd ​seen each other a few ​times as ​part of a ​group, but we didn't really get it together till Rachel's ​party.

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  • together adverb (AT THE SAME TIME)

B1 at the same ​time: The ​packages were ​sentseparately, but they all came together. We can ​deal with the next two ​items on the ​list together.

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  • together adverb (COMBINED)

B2 combined: Together they must ​earn over $300,000 a ​year. She's got more ​sense than the ​rest of you put together.

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  • together adverb (IN ONE PLACE)

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

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  • together adverb (AND ALSO)

together with

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B2 mainly UK in ​addition to; and also: The ​money that I ​owe you for the ​phone together with the ​rentequals £300. That ​bottle of ​champagne together with those ​chocolates will make a ​nicepresent.

togetheradjective

uk   /təˈɡeð.ər/  us   /təˈɡeð.ɚ/ informal approving
organized, ​confident of ​yourabilities, and ​able to use them to ​achieve what you ​want: For a sixteen-year-old, he ​seemspretty together.
get it together
to get something ​organized: We were going to go ​skiing over ​Christmas but we never got it together.

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