gather (verb) past tense: gathered LISTEN
Gather means ‘to bring or come together in one place.’
- The campers gathered wood to build a fire.
- A crowd gathered to see the car accident.
Gather also means ‘to pick from a place of growth.’
- "Would you gather some herbs from the garden?"
gather round: to come together around a central point. Example: “Gather round the campfire and we’ll tell ghost stories.”
gathering: a group or meeting of people in one place. Example: “A small gathering came to the beach to see the eclipse.”
In pop culture
A hymn is a song that is usually sung at a religious service. Listen to Willie Nelson sing the hymn, “Shall We Gather at the River.”
There are other meanings of gather.