foregather

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fore·gath·er

 (fôr-găth′ər)
v.
Variant of forgather.

foregather

(fɔːˈɡæðə) or

forgather

vb (intr)
1. to gather together; assemble
2. rare to meet, esp unexpectedly
3. (foll by with) to socialize

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]

foregather


Past participle: foregathered
Gerund: foregathering

Imperative
foregather
foregather
Present
I foregather
you foregather
he/she/it foregathers
we foregather
you foregather
they foregather
Preterite
I foregathered
you foregathered
he/she/it foregathered
we foregathered
you foregathered
they foregathered
Present Continuous
I am foregathering
you are foregathering
he/she/it is foregathering
we are foregathering
you are foregathering
they are foregathering
Present Perfect
I have foregathered
you have foregathered
he/she/it has foregathered
we have foregathered
you have foregathered
they have foregathered
Past Continuous
I was foregathering
you were foregathering
he/she/it was foregathering
we were foregathering
you were foregathering
they were foregathering
Past Perfect
I had foregathered
you had foregathered
he/she/it had foregathered
we had foregathered
you had foregathered
they had foregathered
Future
I will foregather
you will foregather
he/she/it will foregather
we will foregather
you will foregather
they will foregather
Future Perfect
I will have foregathered
you will have foregathered
he/she/it will have foregathered
we will have foregathered
you will have foregathered
they will have foregathered
Future Continuous
I will be foregathering
you will be foregathering
he/she/it will be foregathering
we will be foregathering
you will be foregathering
they will be foregathering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been foregathering
you have been foregathering
he/she/it has been foregathering
we have been foregathering
you have been foregathering
they have been foregathering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been foregathering
you will have been foregathering
he/she/it will have been foregathering
we will have been foregathering
you will have been foregathering
they will have been foregathering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been foregathering
you had been foregathering
he/she/it had been foregathering
we had been foregathering
you had been foregathering
they had been foregathering
Conditional
I would foregather
you would foregather
he/she/it would foregather
we would foregather
you would foregather
they would foregather
Past Conditional
I would have foregathered
you would have foregathered
he/she/it would have foregathered
we would have foregathered
you would have foregathered
they would have foregathered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.foregather - collect in one placeforegather - 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

foregather

[fɔːˈgæðəʳ] VI (liter) → reunirse

foregather

References in classic literature ?
I had a long talk with Zillah about six weeks ago, a little before you came, one day when we foregathered on the moor; and this is what she told me.
When the sun began to hang low, sending great fan-like streamers of radiance up to the zenith, we foregathered in a tiny, sequestered valley, full of young green fern, lying in the shadow of a wooded hill.
Then his scattered wits slowly foregathered, and he sat up sniffing the air with an expression of wonderment upon his face.
Nutty foregathered with Mr Prescott and took the letters from him.
So he drifted, talking bad English and worse French, from one city to another, till he foregathered with Her Majesty's White Hussars in the city of Peshawur, which stands at the mouth of that narrow swordcut in the hills that men call the Khyber Pass.
They foregathered at the top of a tenement-house in Tehama Street, an unsavoury quarter of the city, and, there calling for certain drinks, they conspired because they were conspirators by trade, officially known as the Third Three of the I.
Intending to refer his difficulty in finding a temporary place of refuge for the boy to his old patient, zealous little Miss Flite, Allan leads the way to the court where he and Jo first foregathered. But all is changed at the rag and bottle shop; Miss Flite no longer lodges there; it is shut up; and a hard-featured female, much obscured by dust, whose age is a problem, but who is indeed no other than the interesting Judy, is tart and spare in her replies.
Passing to the Market place at mid-day the usual crowd had foregathered and to be up-to-date there was the lorry to hand whereon speakers, ready charged, aired their views in relation to the event, and also made a plea for the Federation of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers, the officers of whom were in possession.
Our family foregathered in France, ostensibly to celebrate some notable birthdays but really to nose around my brother's imaginatively recreated period dwelling.
There they slept peacefully like the ancient Egyptian kings and queens in the pyramidal tombs, and every night the wolves foregathered above them and fought for the highest seats of the mighty Today these graves are unkempt and the wall in ruins.
But whatever the accuracy of this agreeable image, it is certain that by the end of the 1930's the "sons of Sindbad" no longer foregathered there.