from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. In or into a single group, mass, or place: We gather together.
- adv. In or into contact: The cars crashed together. She mixed the chemicals together.
- adv. In association with or in relationship to one another; mutually or reciprocally: getting along together.
- adv. By joint or cooperative effort: We ironed the entire load of clothes together.
- adv. Regarded collectively; in total: She is worth more than all of us together. Considered together, the proposals made little sense.
- adv. In or into a unified structure or arrangement: put the food processor together.
- adv. Simultaneously: The bells rang out together.
- adv. In harmony or accord: We stand together on this issue.
- adv. Informal Into an effective, coherent condition: Get yourself together.
- adj. Slang Emotionally stable and effective in performance: She's really together.
- adj. Slang In tune with what is going on; hip.
- idiom get Slang To unify and harmonize one's resources so as to perform with maximal effectiveness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. At the same time, in the same place; in close association.
- adv. Into one place; into a single thing; combined
- adv. In a relationship or partnership, for example a business relationship or a romantic partnership.
- adj. well organized, well developed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In company or association with respect to place or time
- adv. In or into union; into junction
- adv. In concert; with mutual coöperation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In company; in conjunction; simultaneously.
- In the same place; to the same place.
- In the same time; contemporaneously.
- The one with the other; with each other; mutually.
- In or into combination, junction, or union; so as to unite or blend: as. to sew, knit, pin, bind, or yoke two things together.
- Without intermission; uninterruptedly; on end.
- See the verbs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. assembled in one place
- adv. in contact with each other or in proximity
- adj. mentally and emotionally stable
- adv. with a common plan
- adv. in each other's company
- adv. with cooperation and interchange
- adv. at the same time
Middle English, from Old English tōgædere; see ghedh- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Late Middle English together, from earlier togedere, togadere, from Old English tōgædere ("together"), from West Germanic *tō-gadara (“together”), from Proto-Germanic *tō (“to”) + Proto-Germanic *gadar (“together”), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷhedh- (“to keep”), equivalent to to- + gather. Cognate with Scots togiddir, thegither ("together"), Old Frisian togadera ("together"), Middle Dutch tegadere, tegader ("together"), Middle High German gater ("together"). Compare also Old English ætgædere ("together"), Old English ġeador ("together"). More at gather. (Wiktionary)