gather momentum/strength

Definition of gather momentum/strength

:to begin to be more popular and effective
  • The campaign has begun to gather momentum/strength.

Word by Word Definitions

gather play
  1. : to bring together : collect

  2. : pick, harvest

  3. : to pick up or amass as if by harvesting

  1. : something brought together: such as

  2. : a puckering in cloth made by gathering (see 1gather 7a)

  3. : a mass of molten glass collected for use in glassblowing

momentum play
  1. : a property (see property 1a) of a moving body that the body has by virtue of its mass (see 2mass 1c) and motion and that is equal to the product of the body's mass and velocity

  2. : strength or force gained by motion or by a series of events

strength play
  1. : the quality or state of being strong : capacity for exertion or endurance

  2. : power to resist force : solidity, toughness

  3. : power of resisting attack : impregnability


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