to|geth|er1 [ tə`geðər ] adverb ***
▸ 1 combined or joined
▸ 2 with each other
▸ 3 near each other
▸ 4 against each other
▸ 5 when people unite
▸ 6 at the same time
▸ 7 considered as whole
▸ 8 in a relationship
1. ) if you put two or more things together, you combine them to form a single thing:
Now add the numbers together.
together with: Mix the flour together with the milk.
a ) if you sew, stick, join, etc. things together they form a continuous surface or become permanently joined to each other:
The cover is made from small patches of cloth sewn together.
The pages have stuck together!
2. ) used for saying that people are with each other or are doing something with each other:
They were still all together when I left.
do something together: Kevin, Jack, and Dave share a house together.
Bob and I worked together many years ago.
3. ) if you keep, collect, gather, etc. things together, you keep them in one place or collect them into one place:
Get all your things together and be ready to leave immediately.
4. ) if you rub or hit two things together, you rub or hit them against each other:
Marion was rubbing her hands together and trying to get warm.
5. ) if people are together, come together, etc., they work with each other and do not oppose each other:
All the parties must work together on this issue.
During the talks, the two sides came a little closer together.
6. ) at the same time:
Everyone arrived together at around four o'clock.
7. ) considered as a whole:
Their two salaries together give them quite a nice income.
8. ) married or having a sexual or romantic relationship:
Janice and Peter have been together four years now.
get back together (=after having separated): When did the Petersons get back together?
all together now
used for saying that you want people to say or sing something at exactly the same time
go together
1. ) two or more things that go together look good together or can be used together:
Do you think this shirt and this tie go together?
2. ) if two or more things go together, they happen at the same time because one thing causes the other:
High crime rates often go together with a lack of jobs.
together with something
in addition to something else:
Your sandwich, together with Carl's salad, came to $8.50.
to|geth|er 2 [ tə`geðər ] adjective SPOKEN
confident, sensible, and clear about what you are doing:
Jim's a really together person.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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