Simple Definition of garner
: to collect or gather (something)
: to get or receive (something wanted or valued)
Examples of garner
She garnered more evidence to support her theory.
The senator has spent much time garnering financial support for his upcoming campaign.
The novel has garnered much praise and several awards.
Origin of garner
Middle English (Scots), from Middle English gerner, garner granary, from Anglo-French gerner, grenier, from Latin granarium, from granum grain — more at corn
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of Garner
John Nance 1868–1967 Am. polit.; vice pres. of the United States (1933–41)
GARNER Defined for Kids
Definition of garner
1 : to collect or gather <The scientist garnered more evidence to support his theory.>
2 : to acquire or earn <The band garnered a large following.>
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