gather up

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Related to gather up: take hold, take into account, lined up
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Verb1.gather up - take and lift upward
lift, raise, elevate, get up, bring up - raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
2.gather up - gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"
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"

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vt sepaufsammeln; one’s belongingszusammenpacken; hairhochstecken; skirts(hoch)raffen; (fig) piecesauflesen; he gathered himself up to his full heighter reckte sich zu voller Größe auf; to gather up one’s courageseinen ganzen Mut zusammennehmen
References in classic literature ?
I have known him to gather up a handful of pebbles by the roadside, and bring them on board ship and label them as coming from twenty celebrated localities five hundred miles apart.
If the woman would only leave her work for an instant he could drop down, gather up a handful, and be back in the tree again before she drew three breaths.