Definition of Gatherer

1. Noun. A person who gathers. "They were a society of hunters and gatherers"

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Gather



2. Noun. A person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes).
Exact synonyms: Accumulator, Collector
Generic synonyms: Worker
Specialized synonyms: Conductor, Gleaner, Rent Collector
Specialized synonyms: Gardner, Isabella Stewart Gardner
Category relationships: Revenue Enhancement, Tax, Taxation
Derivative terms: Collect

Definition of Gatherer

1. n. One who gathers or collects.

Definition of Gatherer

1. Noun. A person who gathers things. ¹

2. Noun. A person who collects rent or taxes. ¹

3. Noun. (textiles) An attachment to a sewing machine for making gathers in the cloth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gatherer

1. one that gathers [n -S] - See also: gathers

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gatherer

gateways
gatewise
gatewoman
gatewomen
gath
gather
gather dust
gather in
gather one's thoughts
gather one's wits
gather up
gatherable
gathered
gathered dust
gathered skirt
gatherer (current term)
gatherers
gathereth
gathering
gathering(a)
gathering dust
gathering place
gatherings
gathers
gathers dust
gaths
gatifloxacin
gating
gating current
gating mechanism

Literary usage of Gatherer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Crimes of the Civil War, and Curse of the Funding System by Henry Clay Dean (1869)
"THE TAX-gatherer. THE tax.gatherer Is the chief personage of the ... The Federal tax-gatherer, a trespasser upon liberty, unknown to our forefathers, ..."

2. Technological Dictionary: English-Spanish and Spanish-English of Words and by Néstor Ponce de León (1920)
"... graduada it um arma (arm folding tight, notch. gatherer, collector, fetcher. allegar, to gather, to collect. alloza, wild almond. ..."

3. Persian Tales by D. L. R. Lorimer, Hilda Roberts (1919)
"LIV THE STORY OF THE IMPIOUS THORN-gatherer THERE was once a Thorn-gatherer who went out every day to the mountain and brought back thorn-bushes and sold ..."

4. Crimes of the Civil War, and Curse of the Funding System by Henry Clay Dean (1869)
"THE TAX-gatherer. THE tax.gatherer Is the chief personage of the ... The Federal tax-gatherer, a trespasser upon liberty, unknown to our forefathers, ..."

5. Technological Dictionary: English-Spanish and Spanish-English of Words and by Néstor Ponce de León (1920)
"... graduada it um arma (arm folding tight, notch. gatherer, collector, fetcher. allegar, to gather, to collect. alloza, wild almond. ..."

6. Persian Tales by D. L. R. Lorimer, Hilda Roberts (1919)
"LIV THE STORY OF THE IMPIOUS THORN-gatherer THERE was once a Thorn-gatherer who went out every day to the mountain and brought back thorn-bushes and sold ..."

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