Definition of gather/gain momentum
- The wagon gathered/gained momentum as it rolled down the hill.
: to bring together : collect
: pick, harvest
: to pick up or amass as if by harvesting
: something brought together: such as
: a puckering in cloth made by gathering (see 1gather 7a)
: a mass of molten glass collected for use in glassblowing
: resources or advantage acquired or increased : profit
: the act or process of acquiring something
: an increase in amount, magnitude, or degree
: to acquire or get possession of usually by industry, merit, or craft
: to win in competition or conflict
: to arrive at : reach, attain
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