Collecting vs Gether - What's the difference?

collecting | gether |


As verbs the difference between collecting and gether

is that collecting is while gether is (obsolete|or|regional).

As a noun collecting

is a hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector.

collecting

Noun

  • A hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector.
  • * 2009 , Melissa A Hardy, ?Alan Bryman, Handbook of Data Analysis (page 568)
  • The task of data gathering is not a random walk, a sensual search, or the bemused collectings of a beachcomber.

    Verb

    (head)
  • gether

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete, or, regional)
  • *{{quote-book, year=1919, author=Frederic Moorman, title=More Tales of the Ridings, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="'Twere back-end o' t' yeer," he continued at last, "an' t' lads had gone into t' woods to gether hesel-nuts an' accorns. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1898, author=John Hartley, title=Yorkshire Lyrics, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=An a taicher wise aw've faand thi, An this lesson gained throo thee; 'At when dangers gether raand me, Th' wisest tactics is to flee. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1881, author=Sarah P. McLean Greene, title=Cape Cod Folks, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=I remember once, we'd had a spell o' weather jest like this, and it begun to gether up in the same way. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1872, author=Edward Eggleston, title=The End Of The World, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=But the silence was broken by Cynthy Ann, who came into the hall and called, "Jule, I wish you would go to the barn and gether the eggs; I want to make some cake." }}