(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To come together]
Syn. meet, convene, congregate; see gather 1 .
2. [To bring together]
Syn. collect, gather, rally, call, convoke, muster, round up, head up, group, convene, summon, mobilize, call together, accumulate, amass, compile, make up, reunite, form a whole, invite guests, hold a celebration, hold a meeting, unite, hold a convocation, herd together, lump together, pack them in*, throw a party*.
Ant. scatter*, disperse, send away.
3. [To put together]
Syn. piece together, fit together, put together, set up, erect, construct, join, unite, solder, mold, weld, glue, model, throw together.
Ant. break*, disassemble, break down.
See Synonym Study at gather .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. put together fit, piece, connect, construct, compile, puzzle out, compose, throw together.
2. gather amass, congregate, muster, band, convene, meet.
ANT.: 1. disassemble, disconnect, dismantle. 2. scatter, disband, disperse
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To bring together: call, cluster, collect1, congregate, convene, convoke, gather, get together, group, muster, round up, summon. See COLLECT. 2. To come together: cluster, collect1, congregate, convene, forgather, gather, get together, group, muster. See COLLECT. 3. To create by forming, combining, or altering materials: build, construct, fabricate, fashion, forge1, frame, make, manufacture, mold, produce, put together, shape. See MAKE.

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