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English noun: get together

1. get together (group) a small informal social gathering

SamplesThere was an informal meeting in my living room.


Broader (hypernym)social affair, social gathering

Narrower (hyponym)appointment, conventicle, date, engagement, lunch meeting, luncheon meeting, power breakfast, seance, session, sitting, visit

English verb: get together

1. get together (social) get people together

SamplesAssemble your colleagues.
Get together all those who are interested in the project.
Gather the close family members.

ExamplesThey want to get together the prisoners

Synonymsassemble, gather

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Narrower (hyponym)make

Causeassemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet

2. get together (social) get together socially or for a specific purpose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Narrower (hyponym)call, call in, celebrate, fete, pick up, rendezvous, reunite, visit

3. get together (social) work together on a common enterprise of project

SamplesThe soprano and the pianist did not get together very well.
We joined forces with another research group.

Synonymscollaborate, cooperate, join forces

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)work

Narrower (hyponym)collaborate, go along, play along

Verb groupcollaborate

4. get together (social) become part of; become a member of a group or organization

SamplesHe joined the Communist Party as a young man.

Synonymsfall in, join

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Narrower (hyponym)affiliate, band oneself, infiltrate, league together, organise, organize, penetrate, rejoin, sign up, unify, unionise, unionize, unite

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