Examples of gathering in a Sentence
I see my cousins only at occasional family gatherings.
dinner parties and other social gatherings
a gathering of political leaders
Recent Examples of gathering from the Web
Speaking to a gathering of oil industry executives and experts in London, OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo insisted that cartel’s plan to cut output and rein in the global supply glut was paying off.
Google itself seems to have been unaware of its own gadget's absurd amount of data gathering until its owner picked up on the weirdness.
But its country club aspects were mixed with a sense of personal betterment (Luce came from a missionary family), of new economies of news gathering, and of raising the news business from its barroom character into a proper gentleman's endeavor.
The murders took place at a family gathering in Gardendale on Christmas Eve 1993.
Party leaders had been parroting the cumbersome phrase for several days since Mr Xi, who is the party’s general secretary as well as president, first mentioned it (albeit without his own name attached) on the opening day of the gathering.
These will be forwarded to an April 2018 regional meeting in Visalia, then to a national gathering in Grapevine, Tex., next September.
Murfreesboro was home to a larger gathering, with 600 white nationalists or more, USA Today reports.
Hutcheson was riding home from a family gathering at his sister’s home, the newspaper reported.
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Origin and Etymology of gathering
Synonymsassemblage, assembly, conference, congregation, convocation, ingathering, meeting, muster
Related Wordscompany, consort, coterie, gang, pack; caucus, forum, market, panel, rally, symposium, synod; audience, gallery, grandstand, house; crowd, flock, horde, legion, multitude, press, swarm, throng; crush, mob, rabble, rabblement
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Definition of gathering for Students
- a family gathering
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