Gether vs Together - What's the difference?

gether | together |

As a verb gether

is (obsolete|or|regional).

As an adverb together is

at the same time, in the same place; in close association.

As an adjective together is

(colloquial) well organized, well developed.




(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." }}



  • At the same time, in the same place; in close association.
  • * , chapter=7
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=“[…] This is Mr. Churchill, who, as you are aware, is good enough to come to us for his diaconate, and, as we hope, for much longer; and being a gentleman of independent means, he declines to take any payment.” Saying this Walden rubbed his hands together and smiled contentedly.}}
  • Into one place; into a single thing; combined.
  • * {{quote-book, year=a1420, year_published=1894, author=The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056
  • , by=(Lanfranc of Milan) , title= Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie.", url= , chapter=Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone , isbn=1163911380, publisher=K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, location= London , editor=Robert von Fleischhacker, page= 63 , passage=Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere' þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge ' togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.}}
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=2 , passage=Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke.
  • In a relationship or partnership, for example a business relationship or a romantic partnership.
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=A chap named Eleazir Kendrick and I had chummed in together the summer afore and built a fish-weir and shanty at Setuckit Point, down Orham way. For a spell we done pretty well.}}


    * collectively * jointly


    * apart

    Derived terms

    * add together * all together * altogether * band together * belong together * birds of a feather flock together * clap together * close together * come together * draw together * fudge together * get together/get-together * huddle together * knock together * live together * lump together * put together * scrape together * sleep together * stay together * stick together * tack together * throw together * together with * togetherdom * togetherful * togetherhood * togetherish * togetherless * togetherlike * togetherly * togetherness * togethership * togethersome * togetherwise * untogether


    (en adjective)
  • (colloquial) well organized, well developed.
  • He’s really together .