American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To gather and store in or as if in a granary.
- v. To amass; acquire. See Synonyms at reap.
- n. A granary.
- n. An accumulation or collection of something.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation; hence, a store of anything, especially of knowledge or experience: now chiefly in figurative use.
- To store in or as if in a granary; hoard: chiefly in figurative use.
- Synonyms To gather, collect, lay in, husband.
- To grow in quantity or amount; accumulate.
- n. A granary; a store of grain.
- n. An accumulation, supply, store, or hoard of something.
- v. To reap grain, gather it up, and store it in a granary.
- v. To gather, amass, hoard, as if harvesting grain.
- v. often figurative To earn; to get; to accumulate or acquire by some effort or due to some fact; to reap.
- v. rare, intransitive to gather or become gathered; to accumulate or become accumulated; to become stored.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation.
- v. To gather for preservation; to store, as in a granary; to treasure.
- v. assemble or get together
- v. store grain
- v. acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
- n. a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
- From Middle English gerner, from Old French gernier, variant of grenier, from Latin grānārium ("granary") (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from garner, gerner, granary, from Old French gernier, grenier, from Latin grānārium; see granary. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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