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Gather or assemble socially or to cooperate.
meet, meet up, have a meeting, rendezvous, see each other, socializecollect, gather, assemble, bring together, call together, rally, muster, marshal, line up, congregate, convene, amass, scrape togetherView synonyms
- ‘Members get together for social functions at the track each week or have watch parties when the race is out of town.’
- ‘When a community gets together with accountability and openness and works together, you can get a lot done.’
- ‘This is very encouraging for the newly formed group which only got together just before the summer.’
- ‘Every fortnight they get together to socialise and work on different projects.’
- ‘We have all donated individually but collectively we want to get together and do something quite big.’
- ‘We will ask the group to get together and listen to the facts as we've assembled them.’
- ‘A big turnout of both adult and junior members got together for a night of tennis which was enjoyed by all.’
- ‘The poor areas in any country or ethnic group traditionally use sport as a means of getting together and socialising.’
- ‘It was quite a mythical fusion of local bands and collectives getting together and being creative.’
- ‘The pupils got together and in the most unselfish way collected their pocket money to make a donation.’
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