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glean

 (glēn)
v. gleaned, glean·ing, gleans
v.intr.
To gather grain or other produce left behind in a field after harvest.
v.tr.
1.
a. To gather (grain or other produce) left behind after harvest.
b. To gather grain or other produce left behind in (a field).
2. To collect bit by bit: "records from which historians glean their knowledge" (Kemp Malone). See Synonyms at reap.

[Middle English glenen, from Old French glener, from Late Latin glennāre, probably of Celtic origin.]

glean′er n.

glean

(ɡliːn)
vb
1. to gather (something) slowly and carefully in small pieces: to glean information from the newspapers.
2. (Agriculture) to gather (the useful remnants of a crop) from the field after harvesting
[C14: from Old French glener, from Late Latin glennāre, probably of Celtic origin]
ˈgleanable adj
ˈgleaner n

glean

(glin)
v.t.
1. to gather, learn, or find out, usu. bit by bit or slowly and laboriously: to glean information.
2. to gather (grain or the like) after the reapers or regular gatherers.
v.i.
3. to collect or gather anything little by little or slowly.
4. to gather what is left by reapers.
[1350–1400; Middle English glenen < Old French glener < Late Latin glennāre « Celtic; compare Old Irish do-glenn (he) gathers]
glean′a•ble, adj.
glean′er, n.

Glean

 a sheaf or bundle of a commodity which has been gleaned. See also garb.
Examples: glean of corn, 1602; of faith, 1654; of grain; of hemp, 1664; of herrings; of teasles, 1794; of yellow thyme, 1697; of wheat, 1430.

glean


Past participle: gleaned
Gerund: gleaning

Imperative
glean
glean
Present
I glean
you glean
he/she/it gleans
we glean
you glean
they glean
Preterite
I gleaned
you gleaned
he/she/it gleaned
we gleaned
you gleaned
they gleaned
Present Continuous
I am gleaning
you are gleaning
he/she/it is gleaning
we are gleaning
you are gleaning
they are gleaning
Present Perfect
I have gleaned
you have gleaned
he/she/it has gleaned
we have gleaned
you have gleaned
they have gleaned
Past Continuous
I was gleaning
you were gleaning
he/she/it was gleaning
we were gleaning
you were gleaning
they were gleaning
Past Perfect
I had gleaned
you had gleaned
he/she/it had gleaned
we had gleaned
you had gleaned
they had gleaned
Future
I will glean
you will glean
he/she/it will glean
we will glean
you will glean
they will glean
Future Perfect
I will have gleaned
you will have gleaned
he/she/it will have gleaned
we will have gleaned
you will have gleaned
they will have gleaned
Future Continuous
I will be gleaning
you will be gleaning
he/she/it will be gleaning
we will be gleaning
you will be gleaning
they will be gleaning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gleaning
you have been gleaning
he/she/it has been gleaning
we have been gleaning
you have been gleaning
they have been gleaning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gleaning
you will have been gleaning
he/she/it will have been gleaning
we will have been gleaning
you will have been gleaning
they will have been gleaning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gleaning
you had been gleaning
he/she/it had been gleaning
we had been gleaning
you had been gleaning
they had been gleaning
Conditional
I would glean
you would glean
he/she/it would glean
we would glean
you would glean
they would glean
Past Conditional
I would have gleaned
you would have gleaned
he/she/it would have gleaned
we would have gleaned
you would have gleaned
they would have gleaned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.glean - gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"
cut - reap or harvest; "cut grain"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"

glean

verb gather, learn, pick up, collect, harvest, accumulate, reap, garner, amass, cull At present, we're gleaning information from all sources.

glean

verb
To collect (something) bit by bit:
Translations
يلتَقِطُ أخْبارا
sbírat
indsamleopsnappe
tallóz
safna saman, viîa aî sér
surinkti po truputį
vākt

glean

[gliːn]
A. VT
1. (Agr) → espigar
2. (fig) [+ information] → recoger
from what I have been able to gleanpor lo que yo he conseguido averiguar
B. VIespigar

glean

[ˈgliːn] vt [+ information] → glaner

glean

vt (lit) corn, fieldnachlesen; (fig) facts, newsherausbekommen, ausfindig machen, erkunden (geh); to glean something from somebody/somethingetw von jdm erfahren/einer Sache (dat)entnehmen

glean

[gliːn] vt (gather, information) → racimolare

glean

(gliːn) verb
to collect or pick up small amounts of news, facts etc.
References in classic literature ?
Her speech was frank, but incoherent, and all he gleaned from it was that the event, whatever it was, had happened years before.
But here is the story of his return to Mars on that other occasion, as I have gleaned it from the great mass of notes which he left for me upon the table of his room in the hotel at Richmond.
SHEA had just beaten me at chess, as usual, and, also as usual, I had gleaned what questionable satisfaction I might by twitting him with this indication of failing mentality by calling his attention to the nth time to that theory, propounded by certain scientists, which is based upon the assertion that phenomenal chess players are always found to be from the ranks of children under twelve, adults over seventy-two or the mentally defective--a theory that is lightly ignored upon those rare occasions that I win.
But what all England did not know De Vac had gleaned from scraps of conversation dropped in the armory: that Henry was even now negotiating with the leaders of foreign mercenaries, and with Louis IX of France, for a sufficient force of knights and menat-arms to wage a relentless war upon his own barons that he might effectively put a stop to all future interference by them with the royal prerogative of the Plantagenets to misrule England.
These particulars I gleaned during one long month of servitude and imprisonment in the fatal red-brick house.
The blankets and other coverings are then removed from the surrounding herbage; all tracks are obliterated; the grass is gently raised by the hand to its natural position, and the minutest chip or straw is scrupulously gleaned up and thrown into the stream.
These two brothers had been brought up together in a school at Exeter; and, being accustomed to go home once a week, had often heard, from their mother's lips, long accounts of their father's sufferings in his days of poverty, and of their deceased uncle's importance in his days of affluence: which recitals produced a very different impression on the two: for, while the younger, who was of a timid and retiring disposition, gleaned from thence nothing but forewarnings to shun the great world and attach himself to the quiet routine of a country life, Ralph, the elder, deduced from the often- repeated tale the two great morals that riches are the only true source of happiness and power, and that it is lawful and just to compass their acquisition by all means short of felony.
From the trial of James Stewart my husband gleaned much valuable material for his novel, the most important being the character of Alan Breck.
It was impossible to doubt that Heaven had some holy purpose underlying it all, at the sight of the woman who had taken a mother's lot upon herself, as Jesus Christ had taken the form of a man, who gleaned and suffered and ran into debt for her little waifs; a woman who defrauded herself in her reckonings, and would not own that she was ruining herself that she might be a Mother.
The field near by had been denuded of its crop some time before, and had a skinned look, so exhaustively had it been har- vested and gleaned.
His stock consisted of a wooden stool, made out of a broken-backed chair cut down, which stool, young Jerry, walking at his father's side, carried every morning to beneath the banking-house window that was nearest Temple Bar: where, with the addition of the first handful of straw that could be gleaned from any passing vehicle to keep the cold and wet from the odd-job-man's feet, it formed the encampment for the day.
After a time the number were brought in, though it was evident they were not any of the skins that had been stolen, but others gleaned in the village.