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tr.v. gar·nered, gar·ner·ing, gar·ners
1. To gather and store in a granary.
2. To acquire or amass: garner awards. See Synonyms at reap.
[Middle English, from garner, gerner, granary, from Old French gernier, grenier, from Latin grānārium; see granary.]
to gather or store in or as if in a granary
1. (Agriculture) an archaic word for granary
2. archaic a place for storage or safekeeping
[C12: from Old French gernier granary, from Latin grānārium, from grānum grain]
1. (Biography) Erroll. 1921–77, US jazz pianist and composer, noted for the jazz standard 'Misty' (1954)
2. (Biography) Helen. born 1942. Australian novelist and journalist. Her books include the novels Monkey Grip (1977), The Idea of Perfection (2002), The Children's Bach (1984), and The Spare Room (2008), and the nonfiction The First Stone (1995)
1. to gather or deposit in or as if in a granary or other storage place.
2. to get; acquire; earn: garnered a reputation as a financial expert.
3. to gather, collect, or hoard.n.
4. a granary.
5. a store or supply of anything.
[1125–75; Middle English garner, gerner < Old French gernier, grenier < Latin grānārium granary]
John Nance (næns) 1868–1967, vice president of the U.S. 1933–41.
garner- Originally a storehouse or granary.
See also related terms for storehouse.
Past participle: garnered
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|Noun||1.||garner - a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed|
crib - a bin or granary for storing grains
|Verb||1.||garner - acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions|
acquire, get - come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
letter - win an athletic letter
|2.||garner - store grain|
store - find a place for and put away for storage; "where should we stow the vegetables?"; "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"
|3.||garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"|
rake - gather with a rake; "rake leaves"
club - gather into a club-like mass; "club hair"
hive - gather into a hive; "The beekeeper hived the swarm"
salvage, scavenge - collect discarded or refused material; "She scavenged the garbage cans for food"
muster, muster up, rally, summon, come up - gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
round up - seek out and bring together; "round up some loyal followers"
nut - gather nuts
snail - gather snails; "We went snailing in the summer"
nest - gather nests
oyster - gather oysters, dig oysters
sponge - gather sponges, in the ocean
pearl - gather pearls, from oysters in the ocean
clam - gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
shock - collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain"