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Meaning of "gathering" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GATHERING

gathering  [ˈɡæðərɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GATHERING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gathering is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GATHERING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gather

Gather, gatherer, or gathering may refer to: In anthropology and sociology: ▪ Hunter-gatherer, a person or a society whose subsistence depends on hunting and gathering of wild foods ▪ Intensive gathering, the practice of cultivating wild plants as a step toward domestication ▪ Harvesting crops In the arts: ▪ Global gathering, a music festival in the United Kingdom ▪ Ricochet Gathering, a music event in the United States ▪ Tribal Gathering, a music festival in the United Kingdom Other uses: ▪ Gather, an area where fabric is folded or bunched together with thread or yarn ▪ Gather, a generic term for one of several knitting techniques to draw stitches closer together ▪ Gather.com, a social networking website ▪ Gathering, a number of sheets of paper folded and sewn or glued as a group into a bookbinding ▪ Gathering of Developers, sometimes called as 'Gathering' ▪ Rag gatherer, an archaic occupation, also known as...

Definition of gathering in the English dictionary

The first definition of gathering in the dictionary is a group of people, things, etc, that are gathered together; assembly. Other definition of gathering is a gather or series of gathers in material. Gathering is also the formation of pus in a boil.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GATHERING


bearing
ˈbɛərɪŋ
catering
ˈkeɪtərɪŋ
considering
kənˈsɪdərɪŋ
covering
ˈkʌvərɪŋ
during
ˈdjʊərɪŋ
engineering
ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ
fathering
ˈfɑːðərɪŋ
feathering
ˈfɛðərɪŋ
hearing
ˈhɪərɪŋ
leathering
ˈlɛðərɪŋ
manufacturing
ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərɪŋ
monitoring
ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ
mothering
ˈmʌðərɪŋ
offering
ˈɒfərɪŋ
unwithering
ʌnˈwɪðərɪŋ
wearing
ˈwɛərɪŋ
weathering
ˈwɛðərɪŋ
withering
ˈwɪðərɪŋ
woolgathering
ˈwʊlˌɡæðərɪŋ
wuthering
ˈwʌðərɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GATHERING

gatekeeping
gateless
gatelike
gateman
gatepost
gater
Gates
Gateshead
gateway
gateway drug
Gath
Gatha
gather
gatherable
gatherer
gathering stitch
Gatling gun
gator
GATT
gatvol

WORDS THAT END LIKE GATHERING

bring
civil engineering
electrical engineering
empowering
fingering
flattering
flowering
hovering
lettering
lowering
mechanical engineering
ordering
pioneering
power steering
recovering
rendering
steering
suffering
wandering
watering
wondering

Synonyms and antonyms of gathering in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GATHERING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «gathering» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of gathering

Translation of «gathering» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GATHERING

Find out the translation of gathering to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gathering from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gathering» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

聚会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

reunión
570 millions of speakers

English

gathering
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सभा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تجمع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сбор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

reunião
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জমায়েত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rassemblement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perhimpunan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Versammlung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

集まり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모임
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kumpul
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thu thập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூட்டம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एकत्रिकरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

toplama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

raduno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gromadzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

збір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

adunare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συγκέντρωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

byeenkoms
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

insamling
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sammenkomst
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gathering

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GATHERING»

The term «gathering» is very widely used and occupies the 7.609 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GATHERING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gathering

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10 QUOTES WITH «GATHERING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gathering.
1
Candice Accola
In case you haven't heard, my girlfriends and I have declared the summer of 2012 as the best summer ever. The best way to document said 'best summer ever' is with a good ol' disposable camera. Smile, click, move on! Nobody gets pic approval, and there's no time wasted gathering around the camera to analyze a moment that just happened.
2
Fred Allen
A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.
3
Reza Aslan
There were dozens of people who walked through the Holy Land claiming to be the Messiah, curing the sick, exorcising demons, challenging Rome, gathering followers. In a way, there's nothing unique about what Jesus did. In fact, many of these so-called false Messiahs we know by name.
4
Kelly Ayotte
As a former attorney general. I have the greatest respect for the criminal justice system. But it is not good at intelligence gathering.
5
Lionel Barber
Thanks to social media such as Facebook and Twitter, a far wider range of people take part in gathering, filtering and distributing news.
6
Preet Bharara
As the United States attorney in Manhattan, I have come to worry about few things as much as the gathering cyber threat.
7
Alain de Botton
A city like London is sociable in a sense that there are people gathering in bars and restaurants, concerts and lectures. Yet you can partake of all these experiences and never say hello to anyone new. And one of the things that all religions do is take groups of strangers into a space and say it is OK to talk to each other.
8
John O. Brennan
We will use all lawful tools at our disposal, and that includes authorities under the renewed PATRIOT Act. We firmly believe that our intelligence gathering tools must enable us to collect the information we need to protect the American people.
9
Aaron Brown
We are in the business of gathering the news. We're not in the business of talking about the news.
10
Francis Chan
When you read the New Testament, you see the Holy Spirit was supposed to change everything so that this gathering of people who call themselves Christians had this supernatural element about them.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GATHERING»

Discover the use of gathering in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gathering and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Gathering
On the heels of the wildly popular "The Darkest Powers" series comes the first in another supernatural YA trilogy from New York Times bestelling author Kelley Armstrong.
Kelley Armstrong, 2011
2
The Gathering
When fifteen-year-old Nathanial moves to a sinister town that has been bruised by an ancient evil, he finds himself one of those chosen to fight the cycle of darkness.
Isobelle Carmody, 1996
3
The Gathering
The Gathering is a novel about love and disappointment, about thwarted lust and limitless desire, and how our fate is written in the body, not in the stars.
Anne Enright, 2010
4
Gathering Blue
Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world.
Lois Lowry, 2000
5
Gathering Seaweed: African Prison Writing
This anthology introduces the African literature of incarceration to the general reader, the scholar, the activist and the student.
Jack Mapanje, 2002
6
A Gathering of Old Men
Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man.
Ernest J. Gaines, 2012
7
Fruit Gathering
Tagore's poems are devotions, mystical, sublimated ecstasy. They are the thoughts of a seer, the perfect union of beauty and truth in poetry. Contents: Fruit Gathering; The Oarsmen; Song of the Defeated; Thanksgiving.
Sir Rabindranath Tagore, 2004
8
Gathering the Desert
Looks at the history and uses of plants of the Sonoran Desert, including creosote, palm trees, mesquite, organpipe cactus, amaranth, chiles, and Devil's claw Gathering the Desert explores desert plants as calories, cures, and characters and ...
Gary Paul Nabhan, 1986
9
Gathering of Waters
"As strange as this may sound, Bernice L. McFadden has created a magical, fantastic novel centered around the notorious tragedy of Emmett Till's murder. This is a startling, beautifully written piece of work.
Bernice L. McFadden, 2012
10
The Earliest History of the Christian Gathering: Origin, ...
This is similar to the practice of many other cultic associations in the Greco-Roman world of the first century CE. Building upon this new approach, along with a critical interpretation of all available sources, this book discusses the ...
Valeriy A. Alikin, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GATHERING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gathering is used in the context of the following news items.
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Lutheran Youth Gathering expected to draw 30K to city
Youth Gathering program coordinator Lisa Jeffreys says participants are invited “to engage in Detroit's unique story of tenacity and hopefulness. «The Detroit News, Jul 15»
2
SA's gathering storm of unemployment - InDaily | Adelaide News
SA's gathering storm of unemployment. Malcolm King | 13 July 2015. Young people will curse successive governments' failure to make hard decisions, argues ... «InDaily, Jul 15»
3
Conservative snub of First Nations gathering a sign of campaigning …
The Conservative leader declined the invitation to speak to the summer gathering of the Assembly of First Nations this week, as did his Indian ... «Yahoo News Canada, Jul 15»
4
Gathering up some odds and ends ...
MARK YOUR CALENDARS — We are less than a month away from Ohio's first “sales tax holiday.” From Friday, Aug. 7, through Sunday, Aug. «Crain's Cleveland Business, Jul 15»
5
Low Yat Plaza closes early after angry Malay group gathers outside …
A general view of the crowd gathering outside the Low Yat Plaza in Kuala Lumpur tonight, a day after 7 men ran amok at the premises after ... «The Malaysian Insider, Jul 15»
6
Dozens of whales are gathering around one part of the northern …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of whales are frolicking off Northern California's coast in a feast for the eyes that has also prompted federal ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
7
Celtic Gathering comes to Fort Edmonton Park - Edmonton Journal
Celtic culture was front and centre during the Celtic Gathering in Fort Edmonton Park in Edmonton on July 11, 2015. The event featured pipers, ... «Edmonton Journal, Jul 15»
8
Family fun: Corrado Park hosting Community Gathering
Guests at the gathering, which runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m., can get an update on park improvements, check out police and fire vehicles, and get a ... «Hometownlife.com, Jul 15»
9
Navajo Prep students participate in White House Tribal Youth …
The first-ever gathering took place Thursday in Washington, D.C., as part of President Barack Obama's Generation Indigenous initiative to help ... «Farmington Daily Times, Jul 15»
10
Chris Thompson: Archbishop Schwietz honored in extraordinary …
Chris Thompson: Archbishop Schwietz honored in extraordinary gathering. Chris Thompson. July 11, 2015. Email Print Text Size -A +A. Archbishop Roger ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jul 15»

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