for·​gath·​er | \ fȯr-ˈga-t͟hər How to pronounce forgather (audio) \
variants: or
forgathered or foregathered; forgathering or foregathering; forgathers or foregathers

Definition of forgather

intransitive verb

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

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Members of the organization are planning to forgather in the city for their annual meeting. asked the townsfolk to forgather at the war monument for the Memorial Day ceremony

First Known Use of forgather

1513, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Forgather.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of forgather

formal : to come together as a group

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