- ( 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
- At the same time, in the same place; in close association .
- Into one place; into a single thing; combined
- In a relationship or partnership, for example a business relationship or a romantic partnership .
- add together
- all together
- band together
- belong together
- birds of a feather flock together
- clap together
- close together
- come together
- draw together
- fudge together
- get together/get-together
- huddle together
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 .
Explanation of together by Wordnet Dictionary
- we graduated together
with a common plan
assembled in one place
- 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.
Definition of together by GCIDE Dictionary