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Definition 1: the social act of assembling - [noun denoting act]

Samples where gathering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they demanded the right of assembly

Synonyms for gathering in the sense of this definition

(gathering is a kind of ...) action taken by a group of people

(... is a kind of gathering ) act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action

"mobilization of the country's economic resources"

(... is a kind of gathering ) the act of convoking

(... is a kind of gathering ) the social act of assembling for some common purpose

"his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day" "the lovers met discreetly for the purposes of sexual congress"

(... is a kind of gathering ) the act of congregating

(... is a kind of gathering ) the act of convening

(... is a kind of gathering ) bringing together military forces

Definition 2: the act of gathering something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for gathering in the sense of this definition

(gathering is a kind of ...) the act of gathering something together

(... is a kind of gathering ) gathering to a center

(... is a kind of gathering ) the gathering of a ripened crop

Definition 3: sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gathering in the sense of this definition

(gathering is a kind of ...) needlework on which you are working with needle and thread

"she put her sewing back in the basket"

Definition 4: a group of persons together in one place - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for gathering in the sense of this definition

(gathering is a kind of ...) people sharing some social relation

(... is a kind of gathering ) a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm

(... is a kind of gathering ) a gathering of the minimal number of members of an organization to conduct business

(... is a kind of gathering ) a small collection of people

(... is a kind of gathering ) a formally arranged gathering

"next year the meeting will be in Chicago" "the meeting elected a chairperson"

(... is a kind of gathering ) an informal body of friends

"he still hangs out with the same crowd"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship

(... is a kind of gathering ) a body of students who graduate together

"the class of '97" "she was in my year at Hoehandle High"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a body of students who are taught together

"early morning classes are always sleepy"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a body of people or families living together and sharing everything

(... is a kind of gathering ) a group gathered in response to a summons

(... is a kind of gathering ) a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game

"he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a raucous gathering

(... is a kind of gathering ) a gathering of people holding a rap session

(... is a kind of gathering ) a gathering of military personnel for duty

"he was thrown in the brig for missing muster"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a group of people living together in a camp

"the whole camp laughed at his mistake"

(... is a kind of gathering ) the group following and attending to some important person

(... is a kind of gathering ) a large gathering of people of a particular type

"he was surrounded by a bevy of beauties in bathing attire" "a bevy of young beach boys swarmed around him"

(... is a kind of gathering ) gathering of producers to promote business

"world fair" "trade fair" "book fair"

(... is a kind of gathering ) the actors in a play

(... is a kind of gathering ) people living in a town or city having local self-government

(... is a kind of gathering ) the group that gathers together for a particular occasion

"a large turnout for the meeting"

(... is a kind of gathering ) three people considered as a unit

(... is a kind of gathering ) the people who are present in a room

"the whole room was cheering"

(... is a kind of gathering ) two people considered as a unit

(... is a kind of gathering ) the occupants of a floor

"the whole floor complained about the lack of heat"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a gathering of persons representative of some larger group

"each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a gathering of passengers sufficient to fill an automobile

(... is a kind of gathering ) the occupants of a building

"the entire building complained about the noise"

(... is a kind of gathering ) four people considered as a unit

"he joined a barbershop quartet" "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."

(... is a kind of gathering ) five people considered as a unit

(... is a kind of gathering ) a group of people living in a particular local area

"the team is drawn from all parts of the community"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance

"the audience applauded" "someone in the audience began to cough"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a large gathering of people

(... is a kind of gathering ) a large number of things or people considered together

"a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"

(... is a kind of gathering ) a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose

(... is a kind of gathering ) eight people considered as a unit

(... is a kind of gathering ) seven people considered as a unit

(... is a kind of gathering ) six people considered as a unit

(... is a kind of gathering ) a gathering of people to taste and compare different wines

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