together

adverb
to·​geth·​er | \ tə-ˈge-t͟hər How to pronounce together (audio) \

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 How to pronounce togetherness (audio) \ 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

Watching it come together was astonishing and delightful. Simon Doonan, ELLE Decor, "Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan Give Their Greenwich Village Home a Glitz Makeover," 8 Mar. 2019 The cast coming together marks their first public appearance since the death of Luke Perry — the actor, who portrayed Fred Andrews on the CW series, died on March 4. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Cole Sprouse Was Supported by Lili Reinhart and the "Riverdale" Cast at the "Five Feet Apart" Premiere," 8 Mar. 2019 But their road to happiness took a lot of patience (and multiple music videos) to come together. Megan Stein, Country Living, "John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Love Story Will Make You Ugly Cry," 6 Mar. 2019 The images are then instantaneously fused together into a single 12MP HDR picture (or a giant RAW one). Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Nokia 9 PureView hands-on: All of the cameras and none of the gimmicks," 24 Feb. 2019 Add flour mixture and mix until dough comes together. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Green Tea Cookies," 15 Feb. 2019 Least favorite: The SESTA/FOSTA Act For all its dysfunction, the US Congress managed to come together to pass a bipartisan bill. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Our favorite (and least favorite) tech of 2018," 26 Dec. 2018 From the outside, the roofs’ unusual convex slopes come together to create eaves that softly fold into and arch over each other. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Modern Japanese house in the woods looks like fallen leaves," 14 Dec. 2018 The pair quickly became friends, even taking vacations together, as evidenced by Instagram shots like these: The Mulroneys have reportedly hosted discreet dinner parties for Markle and Prince Harry in Toronto. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meet Meghan Markle's Best Friend Jessica Mulroney," 20 Feb. 2019

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)

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

together

adverb
to·​geth·​er | \ tə-ˈge-t͟hər How to pronounce together (audio) \

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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