adverb to·geth·er \tə-ˈge-thər\

: with each other

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

: in a close relationship

Full Definition of TOGETHER

a :  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>
a :  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>
a :  at one time :  simultaneously <events that happened together>
b :  in succession <was depressed for days together>
a :  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>
a :  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>
to·geth·er·ness noun

Examples of TOGETHER

  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 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



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

Full Definition of TOGETHER

:  appropriately prepared, organized, or balanced
:  composed in mind or manner :  self-possessed

Examples of TOGETHER

  1. He's a very together person.
  2. <she's one of the most together people I know>

First Known Use of TOGETHER

TOGETHERNESS Defined for Kids


adverb to·geth·er \tə-ˈge-thər\

Definition of TOGETHER for Kids

:  in or into one group, body, or place <We gathered together.>
:  in touch or in partnership with <They are in business together.>
:  with or near someone or something else <Let's walk together.>
:  at one time <They gave the same answer together.>
:  in or by combined effort <Members of the team worked together to win.>
:  in or into agreement <We need to get together on a plan.>
:  considered as a whole <My father gave more than all the others together.>
:  in or into contact <She bangs the pots together.>
:  as a single unit or piece <Tape holds it together.>


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