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Definition of Gathering


  1. of Gather
  2. The act of collecting or bringing together.
  3. That which is gathered, collected, or brought together
  4. A crowd; an assembly; a congregation.
  5. A charitable contribution; a collection.
  6. A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess.
  7. Assembling; collecting; used for gathering or concentrating.

Gathering Quotations

The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.
Laurie Colwin

This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive.
Alice Waters

A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen

It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.
Hillary Clinton

There were dozens of people who walked through the Holy Land claiming to be the Messiah, curing the sick, exorcising demons, challenging Rome, gathering followers. In a way, there's nothing unique about what Jesus did. In fact, many of these so-called false Messiahs we know by name.
Reza Aslan
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Gathering Translations

gathering in Afrikaans is vergadering
gathering in Danish is forsamling
gathering in Dutch is bijeenkomst, meeting, samenkomst
gathering in Finnish is kokous
gathering in French is cueillant, amassant, ramassage, ramassant
gathering in German is Sammeln, scharend, Erfassung
gathering in Latin is gelamen
gathering in Norwegian is sammenkomst
gathering in Portuguese is recolhimento
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