(noun, verb)


1. a group of persons together in one place

Similar word(s): assemblage

Definition categories: group

2. the social act of assembling

Similar word(s): assemblage, assembly

Definition categories: act

3. the act of gathering something

Similar word(s): gather

Definition categories: act, aggregation, assembling, collecting, collection

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

Similar word(s): gather

Definition categories: man–made, sewing, stitchery

Sentences with gathering as a noun:

- I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.

- A gathering of fruit.

- This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation.


1. present participle of gather

- She enjoyed gathering wildflowers.