together


together
to|geth|er1 W1S1 [təˈgeðə US -ər] adv
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1¦(with each other)¦
2¦(make one thing)¦
3¦(be a couple)¦
4¦(in one place)¦
5 close/packed/crowded etc together
6¦(against each other)¦
7¦(in agreement)¦
8¦(at the same time)¦
9¦(combine amounts)¦
10 together with something/somebody
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[: Old English; Origin: togAdere, from to 'to' + gAdere 'together']
1.) ¦(WITH EACH OTHER)¦
if two or more people do something together, they do it with each other
≠ ↑alone, separately ↑separately
We've very much enjoyed working together .
They've decided to spend more time together.
He and my father were at school together.
Together they went back inside the villa.
2.) ¦(MAKE ONE THING)¦
if you put two or more things together, you join them so that they touch or form one whole thing or group
≠ ↑apart
He'd tried to glue the broken pieces together.
Mix the butter and sugar together.
She clasped her hands together.
He took the engine apart and then put it back together again.
The model was held together with string.
3.) ¦(BE A COUPLE)¦
if two people are together, they are married, or are having a romantic or sexual relationship
Mark and I have been together eight years now.
Are those two together?
A lot of people live together before getting married.
Sometimes I don't know what keeps us together .
4.) ¦(IN ONE PLACE)¦
if you keep, collect etc things together, you keep or collect them all in one place
She keeps all the important documents together in one file.
Embarrassed, she gathered her things together and left.
Goods of a similar kind should be stored together.
5.) close/packed/crowded etc together
if people or objects are close together, packed together etc, they are placed very near to each other
The trees had been planted a little too close together.
The climbers were sitting huddled together for warmth.
6.) ¦(AGAINST EACH OTHER)¦
if you rub or hit things together, you rub or hit them against each other
Max was rubbing his hands together with glee.
Knock the brushes together to clean them.
7.) ¦(IN AGREEMENT)¦
if people are together, come together etc, they are or become united, especially in order to try and achieve something
Together we can win.
The Conference called on all good men to come together to resist socialism.
He said that the main purpose of the Baha'i Faith was to bring people together .
8.) ¦(AT THE SAME TIME)¦
at the same time
Both letters should have arrived. I mailed them together.
'Oh!' they said together.
all together (now)
(=used to tell a group of people to all say or do something at the same time)
Right men. All together now...Push!
9.) ¦(COMBINE AMOUNTS)¦
when two amounts or quantities are added together, they are combined
Add these numbers together and then divide the total by 7.
Together they won only 21% of the votes.
The table and chairs are together worth about £200.
10.) together with sth/sb
a) in addition to something else
Just bring it back to the store, together with your receipt.
Becoming self-employed meant giving up a secure salary, together with sick leave and long vacation time.
b) used to mention someone else who is also involved in an activity or situation
He, together with Bill Dunn, decided to climb out of the canyon.
bring together atbring
get together at ↑get
get your act together atact1 (4)
hold together athold1
piece sth together atpiece2
pull together atpull1
together 2
together2 adj spoken
someone who is together is confident, thinks clearly, and does things in a sensible organized way - used to show approval
Jane is such a together person.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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