New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: bather · father · lather · rather · gatherer · bathers · blather · feather · heather · leather
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gather

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verb
1 verb come together INTRANSITIVEcruinnigh le chéilebailigh le chéiletar le chéilewe all gathered at my house thángamar ar fad le chéile ag mo theachsa, chruinníomar ar fad le chéile tigh s'agamsa 2 verb bring together TRANSITIVEbailigh le chéilecruinnigh le chéiletabhair le chéile
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3 verb collect information TRANSITIVEbailigh verb  c m ucruinnigh verb  c m ucuir i dtoll a chéile 4 verb bring things together again TRANSITIVEcruinnigh verb  c m ubailigh verb  c m utabhair le chéilecuir i dtoll a chéilecould you gather together all your bits and bobs? an bhféadfá do chuid mangarae a chur i dtoll a chéile? 5 verb search and find things TRANSITIVEbailigh verb  c m ucruinnigh verb  c m uthe kids were gathering shells bhí na páistí ag bailiú sliogánto gather blackberries sméara dubha a bhaint, sméara dubha a phiocadh 6 verb increase in number etc TRANSITIVEtéigh i méidenemy forces are gathering tá fórsaí an namhad ag dul i méidthe campaign is gathering momentum tá an feachtas ag dul ó neart go neartthe lorry gathered speed thosaigh an leoraí ag gluaiseacht níos tapúla agus níos tapúla, thosaigh an leoraí ag dul níos gasta 7 verb bring closer together TRANSITIVEhe gathered his cloak around him tharraing sé a chlóca ina thimpeall, chuach sé a chlóca thart airshe gathered the money into a bundle rinne sí carn den airgeadher hair was gathered into a bun bhí a cuid gruaige ina cocán aici, bhí cúl déanta aici dá cuid gruaige 8 verb understand TRANSITIVEtuig verb  c m uI gather that they failed tuigtear dom gur theip orthu, creidim gur theip orthu, is é mo thuiscint gur theip orthuso I gather de réir mar a thuigim, dar m'eolas, sin é atá cloiste agamas far as I can gather go bhfios dom, chomh fada le m'eolas, chomh fada agus is féidir liom a dhéanamh amachI gathered that! thuig mé é sin!, nach maith atá a fhios agam! 9 verb gradually increase in amount etc INTRANSITIVEas the clouds gathered de réir mar a bhí na scamaill ag bailiúthe dusk is gathering tá sé ag crónachan, tá an oíche ag titim, tá sé ag dul ó sholasa storm was gathering bhí stoirm air, bhí sé ag tórmach stoirme, bhí sé ag tolgadh stoirme 10 verb CRAFT of clothing: pull in TRANSITIVEcruinnigh verb  c m utarraing isteach  c m uthe dress was gathered at the waist bhí an gúna cruinnithe ag an gcoim, bhí an gúna tarraingthe isteach sa choim 11 verb literary hug TRANSITIVEhe gathered her to him rug sé barróg uirthi, chuir sé a dhá lámh thart uirthi, thug sé croí isteach dishe gathered her child to her bosom theann sí a leanbh lena hucht 12 verb summon up TRANSITIVEcruinnigh verb  c m ubailigh verb  c m uhe sat down to gather his strength shuigh sé síos chun a neart a chruinniúit took her a moment to gather her composure ghlac sé nóiméad uirthi teacht chuici féinI was trying to gather my wits about me bhí mé ag iarraidh guaim a chur orm féin
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13 noun CRAFT small fold in clothcruinniú masc  c m u
phrases

to gather dust

bheith ag bailiú deannaighbheith ag cruinniú dustabheith faoi ualach deannaigh

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