- to gather or deposit in or as if in a granary or other storage place.
- to get; acquire; earn: He gradually garnered a national reputation as a financial expert.
- to gather, collect, or hoard.
- a granary or grain bin.
- a store or supply of anything.
Origin of garner
Examples from the Web for garnering
And pro-life bloggers wondered if they should “disqualify” Paul from garnering their support in the upcoming presidential primary.Rand Paul’s Plan B for Pro-Life Critics
October 5, 2014
Already critics are buzzing about the series, garnering necessary and positive word of mouth.WGN’s ‘Manhattan’ Is Summer’s Best New Show. But Will Anyone Watch?
July 27, 2014
He beat McDaniel by 6,300 votes after garnering fewer votes than him in the primary.Black Voters’ New Path to Power
Roland S. Martin
June 26, 2014
Instantaneously posting and garnering likes or retweets is the goal, as with increased notifications, the better the selfie.The Selfie Olympics Are Upon Us
January 8, 2014
For someone obsessed with the quirks of fame and applause, la diva may have lost a bit of her talent at garnering those perks.Has Lady Gaga Fallen From Her Throne?
November 26, 2013
The harvesting might be long but the garnering would be none the less sure.The Fathers of New England
Charles M. Andrews
The harvest-time reminded the Bretons of the garnering by that reaper, Death.The Book of Hallowe'en
Ruth Edna Kelley
He threw his arms about her, garnering in the full sheaf of her beauty.We Can't Have Everything
He soon had the satisfaction of garnering the harvest of his sowing.Life and adventures of Frank and Jesse James
J. A. Dacus
And all these wheat crops that they are just garnering in, vaquerita; tell me in truth, whose are they?Patraas
R. H. Busk
- to gather or store in or as if in a granary
- an archaic word for granary
- archaic a place for storage or safekeeping
- Erroll. 1921–77, US jazz pianist and composer, noted for the jazz standard 'Misty' (1954)
- Helen. born 1942. Australian novelist and journalist. Her books include the novels Monkey Grip (1977), The Idea of Perfection (2002), The Children's Bach (1984), and The Spare Room (2008), and the nonfiction The First Stone (1995)
Word Origin and History for garnering
late 12c., gerner, from Old French gernier, metathesized variant of grenier "storehouse, loft for grain," from Latin granarium "a store-house" (see granary).
late 15c., from garner (n.). Related: Garnered; garnering.