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adverb to·geth·er \tə-ˈge-thər\

Simple Definition of together

  • : with each other

  • : in or into one group, mixture, piece, etc.

  • : in a close relationship

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of together

  1. 1a :  in or into one place, mass, collection, or group <the men get together every Thursday for poker>b :  in a body :  as a group <students and faculty together presented the petition>

  2. 2a :  in or into contact (as connection, collision, or union) <mix these ingredients together>b :  in or into association or relationship <colors that go well together>

  3. 3a :  at one time :  simultaneously <events that happened together>b :  in succession <was depressed for days together>

  4. 4a :  by combined action :  jointly <together we forced the door>b :  in or into agreement or harmony <the soloist and the orchestra weren't quite together>c :  in or into a unified or coherent structure or an integrated whole <can't even put a simple sentence together>

  5. 5a :  with each other —used as an intensive after certain verbs <join together> <add together>b :  as a unit :  in the aggregate <these arguments taken together make a convincing case>c :  considered as a whole :  counted or summed up <all together, there were 21 entries>



Examples of together in a sentence

  1. They went to the party together.

  2. They have been living together for eight years.

  3. We enjoy spending time together.

  4. The old friends were together again after many long years apart.

  5. The partners have been in business together since 1971.

  6. They gathered together to celebrate.

  7. The presentation binds together several concepts.

  8. The old fence was held together by chicken wire.

  9. two sticks of dynamite bound together by tape

  10. She got back together with her old boyfriend.

Origin and Etymology of together

Middle English togedere, from Old English togædere, from to + gædere together; akin to Middle High German gater together, Old English gaderian to gather

First Known Use: before 12th century



adjective to·geth·er

Simple Definition of together

  • : confident, organized, and able to deal with problems in a calm and skillful way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of together

  1. 1 :  appropriately prepared, organized, or balanced

  2. 2 :  composed in mind or manner :  self-possessed

TOGETHER Defined for Kids


adverb to·geth·er \tə-ˈge-thər\

Definition of together for Students

  1. 1 :  in or into one group, body, or place <We gathered together.>

  2. 2 :  in touch or in partnership with <They are in business together.>

  3. 3 :  with or near someone or something else <Let's walk together.>

  4. 4 :  at one time <They gave the same answer together.>

  5. 5 :  in or by combined effort <Members of the team worked together to win.>

  6. 6 :  in or into agreement <We need to get together on a plan.>

  7. 7 :  considered as a whole <My father gave more than all the others together.>

  8. 8 :  in or into contact <She bangs the pots together.>

  9. 9 :  as a single unit or piece <Tape holds it together.>

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