coming together


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Noun1.coming together - the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
gathering, assemblage, assembly - the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"
rendezvous - a meeting planned at a certain time and place
session - a meeting devoted to a particular activity; "a filming session"; "a gossip session"
socialising, socializing, socialisation, socialization - the act of meeting for social purposes; "there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"
visit - the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity; "a visit to the dentist"
visit - the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
visit - the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a visit"
2.coming together - the act of joining together as onecoming together - the act of joining together as one; "the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds"
converging, convergency, convergence - the act of converging (coming closer)
concourse, confluence - a coming together of people
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This was the exposing of her to be disinherited of all her father's estate, the almost inevitable consequence of their coming together without a consent, which he had no hopes of ever obtaining.
It's a very extraordinary thing, we two coming together like this," she said with conviction.
Seeing what I have seen to-night, and hearing what I have heard,' adds Jasper, with great earnestness, 'I shall never know peace of mind when there is danger of those two coming together, with no one else to interfere.
As fast as we hooked a net the two ends of it, buoy and boat, came together as they dragged out astern; and so many buoys and boats, coming together at such breakneck speed, kept the fishermen on the jump to avoid smashing into one another.
Private affliction also is the lot of every man; but the two coming together, and in so frightful a form, have been enough to shake my very soul.
Somewhere out there in the snow, screened from his sight by trees and thickets, Henry knew that the wolf-pack, One Ear, and Bill were coming together.
All this time, his mind was never off the rack, and his raging sense of having been made to fling himself across the chasm which divided those two, and bridge it over for their coming together, never cooled down.
Society will pardon much to genius and special gifts, but, being in its nature a convention, it loves what is conventional, or what belongs to coming together.
So they walked on down the Tottenham Court Road, parting and coming together again, and Ralph felt much as though he were addressing the summit of a poplar in a high gale of wind.
But when the Frogs were aware of it, they rose up out of the water and coming together to one place gathered a council of grievous war.
Our all three coming together for the first time in such an unusual place was a thing to talk about, and we talked about it; and the fire, which had left off roaring, winked its red eyes at us--as Richard said--like a drowsy old Chancery lion.
PLANS are coming together to improve the paddling pool area in a seaside town.