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
Microsoft, working with chipmaker Intel, is offering a cloud-computing service with more powerful encryption to secure data from hackers – and protect it from secret government data-gathering.
The economic predictions from the annual gathering known as Camp Kotok resemble two smart people trying to steer a canoe: lots of zigging and zagging to get back to the same place.
Instead, the pair, who worked together in advertising, honed their love of cooking through Thanksgiving gatherings, guest takeovers at restaurants and, of course, just preparing meals for their families.
By 2014, the year after Beau’s brain-cancer diagnosis, the gathering had grown to include our three children—Beau, Hunter, and Ashley—their spouses, and our five grandchildren.
Policy makers will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday next week for their penultimate scheduled policy gathering of 2017.
For larger gatherings, the current owners have made ample use of the large commercial kitchen, which is housed in the barn.
The small gathering was quickly dispersed with tear gas.
The goal is to establish an annual gathering among CSUSM students, faculty and staff, the University Police Department and the neighboring communities.
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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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