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.