regather

verb re·gath·er \ (ˌ)rē-ˈga-t͟hər also -ˈge- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of regather

regathered; regathering
transitive + intransitive
: to gather again or anew: such as
a T : to bring (someone or something) together once more : reunite, recruit
  • regathering our forces
b T : to summon up (something, such as one's courage) again
  • … the winner has to regather his energy for the final the next day.
  • —Herbert Warren Wind
c I : to come together anew : to become whole again
  • Storm clouds regathered over the hills.
  • The crowd regathered after the storm.

First Known Use of regather

1543

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