forgather


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for·gath·er

also fore·gath·er (fôr-găth′ər)
intr.v. for·gath·ered, for·gath·er·ing, for·gath·ers also fore·gath·ered or fore·gath·er·ing or fore·gath·ers
1. To gather together; assemble.
2. To meet another, especially by accident.

forgather

(fɔːˈɡæðə)
vb
a variant spelling of foregather

for•gath•er

or fore•gath•er

(fɔrˈgæð ər)

v.i.
1. to gather together; convene; assemble.
2. to encounter someone, esp. by chance.
[1505–15]

forgather


Past participle: forgathered
Gerund: forgathering

Imperative
forgather
forgather
Present
I forgather
you forgather
he/she/it forgathers
we forgather
you forgather
they forgather
Preterite
I forgathered
you forgathered
he/she/it forgathered
we forgathered
you forgathered
they forgathered
Present Continuous
I am forgathering
you are forgathering
he/she/it is forgathering
we are forgathering
you are forgathering
they are forgathering
Present Perfect
I have forgathered
you have forgathered
he/she/it has forgathered
we have forgathered
you have forgathered
they have forgathered
Past Continuous
I was forgathering
you were forgathering
he/she/it was forgathering
we were forgathering
you were forgathering
they were forgathering
Past Perfect
I had forgathered
you had forgathered
he/she/it had forgathered
we had forgathered
you had forgathered
they had forgathered
Future
I will forgather
you will forgather
he/she/it will forgather
we will forgather
you will forgather
they will forgather
Future Perfect
I will have forgathered
you will have forgathered
he/she/it will have forgathered
we will have forgathered
you will have forgathered
they will have forgathered
Future Continuous
I will be forgathering
you will be forgathering
he/she/it will be forgathering
we will be forgathering
you will be forgathering
they will be forgathering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been forgathering
you have been forgathering
he/she/it has been forgathering
we have been forgathering
you have been forgathering
they have been forgathering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been forgathering
you will have been forgathering
he/she/it will have been forgathering
we will have been forgathering
you will have been forgathering
they will have been forgathering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been forgathering
you had been forgathering
he/she/it had been forgathering
we had been forgathering
you had been forgathering
they had been forgathering
Conditional
I would forgather
you would forgather
he/she/it would forgather
we would forgather
you would forgather
they would forgather
Past Conditional
I would have forgathered
you would have forgathered
he/she/it would have forgathered
we would have forgathered
you would have forgathered
they would have forgathered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.forgather - collect in one placeforgather - collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
aggroup, group - form a group or group together
meet - meet by design; be present at the arrival of; "Can you meet me at the train station?"
encounter, meet, run across, come across, run into, see - come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
congregate - come together, usually for a purpose; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
hive - move together in a hive or as if in a hive; "The bee swarms are hiving"
fort, fort up - gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense
convene - meet formally; "The council convened last week"
cluster, constellate, flock, clump - come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
crowd together, crowd - to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"
converge - move or draw together at a certain location; "The crowd converged on the movie star"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
turn out - come and gather for a public event; "Hundreds of thousands turned out for the anti-war rally in New York"
caucus - meet to select a candidate or promote a policy
club - gather and spend time together; "They always club together"

forgather

also foregather
verb
Translations
References in classic literature ?
And the reason why these best are destroyed is because John Barleycorn stands on every highway and byway, accessible, law-protected, saluted by the policeman on the beat, speaking to them, leading them by the hand to the places where the good fellows and daring ones forgather and drink deep.
When next wi' yon lass I forgather, 'Whate'er betide it, 'I'll frankly gi'e her 't a' thegither, 'An' let her guide it.
Boyden recreates all this on his clay stages as all the players forgather to 'strut their stuff' at the artist's bidding.