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Meaning of together by Wiktionary Dictionary



    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” ). Cognate with Scots togiddir, thegither ( “together” ), Old Frisian togadera ( “together” ), Middle High German gater ( “together” ). Compare also Old English ætgædere ( “together” ), Old English ġeador ( “together” ). More at gather .


    • ( UK ) IPA: /tʊˈɡɛð.ə( ɹ )/, /təˈɡɛð.ə( ɹ )/, X-SAMPA: /tU"gED.@( r\ )/, /t@"gED.@( r\ )/
    • ( US ) IPA: /tʊˈɡɛðɚ/, X-SAMPA: /tU"gED@`/
    • Rhymes: -ɛðə( r )
    • Hyphenation: to‧geth‧er


    together ( not comparable )

    1. At the same time, in the same place; in close association .
      We went to school together .
    2. Into one place; into a single thing; combined
      He put all the parts together .
    3. In a relationship or partnership, for example a business relationship or a romantic partnership .
      Bob and Andy went into business together .
      Jenny and Mark have been together since they went on holiday to Mexico .


    • apart


    together ( comparative more together, superlative most together )

    1. ( colloquial ) well organized, well developed .
      He’s really together .


Explanation of together by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. at the same time

    2. we graduated together
    3. with cooperation and interchange

    4. we worked together on the project
    5. with a common plan

    6. in contact with each other or in proximity

    7. the leaves stuck together
    8. assembled in one place

    9. we were gathered together
    10. in each other's company

    11. we went to the movies together
      the family that prays together stays together
    1. mentally and emotionally stable

    2. she's really together

    Definition of together by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Together adv. [OE. togedere, togidere, AS. tōgædere, tōgædre, tōgadere; tō to + gador together. √29. See To, prep., and Gather.]
      1. In company or association with respect to place or time; as, “to live together in one house; to live together in the same age; they walked together to the town.”

      Soldiers can never stand idle long together. Landor.

      2. In or into union; into junction; as, “to sew, knit, or fasten two things together; to mix things together.”

      The king joined humanity and policy together. Bacon.

      3. In concert; with mutual cooperation; as, “the allies made war upon France together”.

      Together with, in union with; in company or mixture with; along with.

      Take the bad together with the good. Dryden.