Gathering vs Gether - What's the difference?

gathering | gether |


As verbs the difference between gathering and gether

is that gathering is present continuous of gather; collecting or bringing together while gether is alternative form of lang=en.

As a noun gathering

is a meeting or get-together; a party or social function.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

gathering

Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
  • I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.
  • A group of people or things.
  • A gathering of fruit.
  • ((bookbinding)) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
  • This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation.
  • A charitable contribution; a collection.
  • A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), equivalent to .

    Verb

    (head)
  • present continuous of gather; collecting or bringing together
  • She enjoyed gathering wildflowers.
    Derived terms
    *

    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." }}