forgather

verb for·gath·er \ fȯr-ˈga-t͟hər \
variants: or

Definition of forgather

intransitive verb
1 : to come together : assemble
2 : to meet someone usually by chance

Examples of forgather in a Sentence

  1. Members of the organization are planning to forgather in the city for their annual meeting.

  2. asked the townsfolk to forgather at the war monument for the Memorial Day ceremony

First Known Use of forgather

1513


FORGATHER Defined for English Language Learners

forgather

verb

Definition of forgather for English Language Learners

  • : to come together as a group



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