regather

verb
re·​gath·​er | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈga-t͟hər How to pronounce regather (audio) also -ˈge- \
regathered; regathering

Definition of regather

: to gather again or anew: such as
a transitive : to bring (someone or something) together once more : reunite, recruit regathering our forces
b transitive : 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 intransitive : 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, in the meaning defined above

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27 Apr 2020

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“Regather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regather. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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