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 for Gathered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gather \Gath"er\ (g[a^][th]"[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Gathered; p. pr. & vb. n. Gathering.] [OE. gaderen, AS.
     gaderian, gadrian, fr. gador, geador, together, fr. g[ae]d
     fellowship; akin to E. good, D. gaderen to collect, G. gatte
     husband, MHG. gate, also companion, Goth. gadiliggs a
     sister's son. [root]29. See Good, and cf. Together.]
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     1. To bring together; to collect, as a number of separate
        things, into one place, or into one aggregate body; to
        assemble; to muster; to congregate.
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              And Belgium's capital had gathered them
              Her beauty and her chivalry.          --Byron.
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              When he had gathered all the chief priests and
              scribes of the people together.       --Matt. ii. 4.
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     2. To pick out and bring together from among what is of less
        value; to collect, as a harvest; to harvest; to cull; to
        pick off; to pluck.
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              A rose just gathered from the stalk.  --Dryden.
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              Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
                                                    --Matt. vii.
                                                    16.
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              Gather us from among the heathen.     --Ps. cvi. 47.
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     3. To accumulate by collecting and saving little by little;
        to amass; to gain; to heap up.
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              He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his
              substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity
              the poor.                             --Prov.
                                                    xxviii. 8.
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              To pay the creditor . . . he must gather up money by
              degrees.                              --Locke.
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     4. To bring closely together the parts or particles of; to
        contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or
        plaits, as a garment; also, to draw together, as a piece
        of cloth by a thread; to pucker; to plait; as, to gather a
        ruffle.
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              Gathering his flowing robe, he seemed to stand
              In act to speak, and graceful stretched his hand.
                                                    --Pope.
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     5. To derive, or deduce, as an inference; to collect, as a
        conclusion, from circumstances that suggest, or arguments
        that prove; to infer; to conclude.
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              Let me say no more!
              Gather the sequel by that went before. --Shak.
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     6. To gain; to win. [Obs.]
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              He gathers ground upon her in the chase. --Dryden.
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     7. (Arch.) To bring together, or nearer together, in masonry,
        as where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to
        the width of the flue, or the like.
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     8. (Naut.) To haul in; to take up; as, to gather the slack of
        a rope.
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     To be gathered to one's people or To be gathered to one's
     fathers to die. --Gen. xxv. 8.
  
     To gather breath, to recover normal breathing after being
        out of breath; to get one's breath; to rest. --Spenser.
  
     To gather one's self together, to collect and dispose one's
        powers for a great effort, as a beast crouches preparatory
        to a leap.
  
     To gather way (Naut.), to begin to move; to move with
        increasing speed.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gathered
      adj 1: brought together in one place; "the collected works of
             Milton"; "the gathered folds of the skirt" [syn:
             collected, gathered] [ant: uncollected,
             ungathered]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  128 Moby Thesaurus words for "gathered":
     accumulated, agglomerate, aggregate, allied, amassed, assembled,
     associated, backlogged, banded together, bound, bracketed, built,
     bunched, bundled, cast, clumped, clustered, collected, combined,
     conglomerate, congregate, congregated, conjoined, connected,
     constructed, copulate, coupled, crafted, creased, created, crimped,
     cumulate, custom, custom-built, custom-made, dog-eared, doubled,
     extracted, fabricated, fascicled, fasciculated, fashioned,
     flexible, flounced, fluted, foldable, folded, folding, forged,
     formed, garnered, glomerate, grown, hand-in-glove, hand-in-hand,
     handcrafted, handmade, harvested, heaped, hoarded, homemade,
     homespun, in session, incorporated, integrated, intimate, joined,
     joint, knotted, laid up, leagued, linked, lumped, machine-made,
     machined, made, made to order, man-made, manufactured, massed,
     matched, mated, meeting, merged, milled, mined, molded, packaged,
     paired, piled, plaited, pleated, pliable, plicate, plicated,
     plicatile, prefab, prefabricated, processed, put together, quilled,
     raised, ready-for-wear, ready-formed, ready-made, ready-prepared,
     ready-to-wear, refined, ruffled, shaped, smelted, spliced, stacked,
     stockpiled, stored, tied, treasured, tucked, twilled, undivided,
     united, unseparated, wedded, well-built, well-constructed,
     well-made, wrapped up, yoked
  
  

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