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English noun: gathering

1. gathering (group) a group of persons together in one place


Synonymsassemblage


Broader (hypernym)social group


Narrower (hyponym)assembly, audience, bevy, building, bunch, camp, carload, cast, cast of characters, class, class, commune, community, concourse, contingent, convocation, cortege, course, covey, crew, crowd, crowd, dramatis personae, eightsome, entourage, fair, fivesome, floor, form, foursome, gang, grade, group meeting, mass meeting, meeting, multitude, municipality, muster, octet, octette, pair, quartet, quartette, quintet, quintette, quorum, rally, rap group, rave-up, retinue, room, septet, septette, sevensome, sextet, sextette, sixsome, social affair, social gathering, suite, table, threesome, throng, triad, trinity, trio, turnout, wine tasting, year

2. gathering (act) the social act of assembling


SamplesThey demanded the right of assembly.


Synonymsassemblage, assembly


Broader (hypernym)group action


Narrower (hyponym)calling together, coming together, concentration, congregating, congregation, convening, convention, convocation, meeting, mobilisation, mobilization


Antonymsdisassembly, dismantlement, dismantling

3. gathering (act) the act of gathering something


Synonymsgather


Broader (hypernym)aggregation, assembling, collecting, collection


Narrower (hyponym)centralisation, centralization, harvest, harvest home, harvesting

4. gathering (artifact) sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching


Synonymsgather


Broader (hypernym)sewing, stitchery









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