together

adverb
to·​geth·​er | \ tə-ˈge-t͟hər \

Definition of together 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : in or into one place, mass, collection, or group the men get together every Thursday for poker
b : in a body : as a group students and faculty together presented the petition
2a : in or into contact, connection, collision, or union mix these ingredients together
b : in or into association or relationship colors that go well together
3a : at one time : simultaneously events that happened together
b : in succession was depressed for days together
4a : by combined action : jointly together we forced the door
b : in or into agreement or harmony the soloist and the orchestra weren't quite together
c : in or into a unified or coherent structure or an integrated whole can't even put a simple sentence together
5a : with each other used as an intensive after certain verbs join togetheradd together
b : as a unit : in the aggregate these arguments taken together make a convincing case
c : considered as a whole : counted or summed up all together, there were 21 entries

together

adjective

Definition of together (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : appropriately prepared, organized, or balanced
2 : composed in mind or manner : self-possessed

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Other Words from together

Adverb

togetherness \ tə-​ˈge-​t͟hər-​nəs \ noun

Examples of together in a Sentence

Adverb

They went to the party together. They have been living together for eight years. We enjoy spending time together. The old friends were together again after many long years apart. The partners have been in business together since 1971. They gathered together to celebrate. The presentation binds together several concepts. The old fence was held together by chicken wire. two sticks of dynamite bound together by tape She got back together with her old boyfriend.

Adjective

He's a very together person. she's one of the most together people I know
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Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb

Lili and Cole spent the 2018 Blood Moon lunar eclipse together, and chronicled the LOL adventure on Instagram. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart's Best Moments of 2018," 28 Dec. 2018 Despite multiple reports this year claiming that the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex do not get along, Meghan and Kate looked as happy as ever to be spending time together over the festive season. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton End Feud Rumors as They Spend Christmas Day Together," 25 Dec. 2018 Albanese pulled together an eclectic mix of vintage and custom furniture with layered textures and materials, imparting a sense of sophisticated youthfulness that is equally kid-appropriate and a playful backdrop for adults. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "A Vivacious Canadian Lake House With a Joyful Sense of Irreverence," 24 Dec. 2018 Aircraft from all three groups got together in the deserts over California and Nevada for Orange Flag, an exercise designed to test the services' ability to cooperate. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Watch All Five of the U.S. Military’s Fighter Jets Fly in Formation," 20 Dec. 2018 Recently, Joanna explains, the couple's bedroom has become a cozy spot for everyone in the family to spend time together. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Why Joanna Gaines Was 'Nervous the Kids Might Be Sad' During the Holidays This Year," 15 Dec. 2018 Happy holidays to you, and here’s to time well spent together in 2019. Casey Newton, The Verge, "22 predictions for social media in 2019," 15 Dec. 2018 The frustration is also fueled by the vision of what could have been if the manufacturer had truly gotten its act together. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Love the hardware, hate the UI: The Acura MDX Sport Hybrid," 13 Dec. 2018 Get together monthly to discuss ways to overcome challenges. Woman's Day Staff, Woman's Day, "How One Woman Is Using Art to Give a Voice to Those With Disabilities," 4 Dec. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

The Spartans and Nitros have been busy throughout the summer putting together lineup combinations that will hopefully have them in line to contend for league titles next season. Charles Rich, latimes.com, "La Cañada girls' basketball gets best of Glendale," 11 July 2018 Spend some together time on the computer (or tablet or smartphone) to help establish this is not just a solitary activity. Alan Kazdin, Time, "How to Manage Parental Control Over Your Child's Screen Time," 30 Apr. 2018 These patterns appear most often in club soccer, in which the players are together year-round and have the time to work on perfecting their timing and understanding of each other’s tendencies. Grant Wahl, SI.com, "Masters of Modern Soccer: Chicharito and the Art of Mexico's Synchronization," 3 May 2018 The getting-back-together prospect might have meant a lot 12 years ago, but surely now Dave can handle more nuance. Carolyn Hax, idahostatesman, "She’s sneaking around with her ex-husband and hiding it from her son," 22 Jan. 2018 The getting-back-together prospect might have meant a lot 12 years ago, but surely now Dave can handle more nuance. Carolyn Hax, idahostatesman, "She’s sneaking around with her ex-husband and hiding it from her son," 22 Jan. 2018 The getting-back-together prospect might have meant a lot 12 years ago, but surely now Dave can handle more nuance. Carolyn Hax, idahostatesman, "She’s sneaking around with her ex-husband and hiding it from her son," 22 Jan. 2018 The getting-back-together prospect might have meant a lot 12 years ago, but surely now Dave can handle more nuance. Carolyn Hax, idahostatesman, "She’s sneaking around with her ex-husband and hiding it from her son," 22 Jan. 2018 The getting-back-together prospect might have meant a lot 12 years ago, but surely now Dave can handle more nuance. Carolyn Hax, idahostatesman, "She’s sneaking around with her ex-husband and hiding it from her son," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of together

Adverb

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Adjective

1963, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for together

Adverb

Middle English togedere, from Old English togædere, from to + gædere together; akin to Middle High German gater together, Old English gaderian to gather

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together

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of together

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: with each other

: in or into one group, mixture, piece, etc.

: in a close relationship

together

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of together (Entry 2 of 2)

: confident, organized, and able to deal with problems in a calm and skillful way

together

adverb
to·​geth·​er | \ tə-ˈge-t͟hər \

Kids Definition of together

1 : in or into one group, body, or place We gathered together.
2 : in touch or in partnership with They are in business together.
3 : with or near someone or something else Let's walk together.
4 : at one time They gave the same answer together.
5 : in or by combined effort Members of the team worked together to win.
6 : in or into agreement We need to get together on a plan.
7 : considered as a whole My father gave more than all the others together.
8 : in or into contact She bangs the pots together.
9 : as a single unit or piece Tape holds it together.

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