Synonyms of gather in English:

gather


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verb

1‘we gathered in the hotel lobby’

SYNONYMS
congregate, convene, assemble, meet, collect, come together, get together, muster, rally, converge
cluster together, crowd, mass, flock together
rare foregather
ANTONYMS

scatter

2‘he gathered a coterie of followers’

SYNONYMS
summon, summon up, call together, bring together, assemble, convene, rally, round up
collect, muster, marshal, organize
formal convoke
ANTONYMS

disperse

3‘badgers gather bedding throughout the year’

SYNONYMS
collect, get together, put together, accumulate, amass, assemble, garner
store, stockpile, heap up, pile up, stack up, hoard, put by, put away, lay by, lay in, set aside
informal stash away, squirrel away

4‘the people gather fruits, berries, and roots’

SYNONYMS
harvest, collect, reap, pick, pluck, garner, crop, glean

5‘the show soon gathered a fanatical following’

SYNONYMS
attract, draw, pull, pull in, collect, pick up, whip up, raise

6‘I gather he's a keen footballer’

SYNONYMS
understand, be given to understand, believe, be led to believe, think, conclude, come to the conclusion, deduce, infer, draw the inference, assume, surmise, fancy
take it, hear, hear tell, be informed, notice, see, learn, discover

7‘he gathered her to his chest’

SYNONYMS
clasp, clutch, take, pull, embrace, enfold, hold, hug, cuddle, squeeze
literary embosom
archaic strain

8‘his tunic was gathered at the waist’

SYNONYMS
pleat, shirr, pucker, tuck, fold, corrugate, ruffle, crimp, crease, scrunch up