Synonyms and Antonyms of gathering
1 a body of people come together in one place the President spoke before the gathering of student leaders Synonyms of gathering assemblage, assembly, conference, congregation, convocation, ingathering, meeting, muster Words Related to gathering company, 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
2 a coming together of a number of persons for a specified purpose attended a gathering for descendants of people who came to America on the Mayflower Synonyms of gathering assembly, congress, convention, convocation, council, meeting, get-together, huddle, powwowWords Related to gathering clinic, workshop; cabinet, caucus, conclave, synod; demonstration, rally; confab, conversation, dialogue (also dialog), discourse, discussion, palaver, talk; negotiation, parley, summit; conference, forum, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposium; audience, interview, session
3 a mass or quantity that has piled up or that has been gathered over a period of time a great gathering of dust under the bed Synonyms of gathering accretion, assemblage, collection, cumulation, cumulus, accumulation, lodgment (or lodgement), pileupWords Related to gathering agglomerate, assortment, congeries, conglomerate, conglomeration, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jumble, medley, mélange, mishmash, mix, mixture, motley, potpourri; agglomeration, clutter, hash, heap, litter, mass, pile; aggregate, aggregation, sum, totality; backlog, cache, fund, hoard, inventory, kitty, nest egg, reserve, stock, stockpile, store, supply
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