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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 ?
Some of the briefer articles, which contribute to make up the volume, have likewise been written since my involuntary withdrawal from the toils and honours of public life, and the remainder are gleaned from annuals and magazines, of such antique date, that they have gone round the circle, and come back to novelty again.
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.
All those minute circumstances belonging to private life and domestic character, all that gives verisimilitude to a narrative, and individuality to the persons introduced, is still known and remembered in Scotland; whereas in England, civilisation has been so long complete, that our ideas of our ancestors are only to be gleaned from musty records and chronicles, the authors of which seem perversely to have conspired to suppress in their narratives all interesting details, in order to find room for flowers of monkish eloquence, or trite reflections upon morals.
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.
I cannot pretend to recount all that he told me, but I gleaned from what he said that he was the genius who presided over the contretemps of mankind, and whose business it was to bring about the odd accidents which are continually astonishing the skeptic.
Later, after dinner, meeting both ladies on the esplanade, he gleaned further information--to wit, that her first name was Mary, that her aunt was glad to make his acquaintance, liked Marvis Bay but preferred Trouville, and thought it was getting a little chilly and would go indoors.
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.
The diadem in the center of the circlet of gold upon the brow of Lakor proclaimed him a Holy Thern, while his companion, not thus adorned, was a lesser thern, though from his harness I gleaned that he had reached the Ninth Cycle, which is but one below that of the Holy Therns.
About all I gleaned of them was that they were quite hideous, had wings, and webbed feet; lived in cities built beneath the ground; could swim under water for great distances, and were very, very wise.
I had trained them in military discipline and in so much of the art of war as I had gleaned from extensive read-ing of the campaigns of Napoleon, Von Moltke, Grant, and the ancients.
She did not know what it was all about, but she saw that Rokoff was very angry, and from bits of conversation which she could translate she gleaned that there had been further desertions while he had been absent, and that the deserters had taken the bulk of his food and ammunition.