verb (used with object)
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Origin of garner
OTHER WORDS FROM garnerun·gar·nered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for garner
Garner believed that he could stand on a public street, unarmed, and address police officers rationally.
Protests in New York had been on a small scale after Ferguson but grew following the Garner decision.The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop|Jacob Siegel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We can dissect it and determine what the cops did wrong, maybe what Garner could have done differently.Chicago’s Cops Don’t Even Get Investigated for Shooting People in the Back|Justin Glawe|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Garner moved his arm away, a mild response in keeping with a man not known for violence.
The cops piled on and Pantaleo placed Garner in a chokehold, a technique banned by the NYPD.
At the hour named, Dorothy stood ready, and a few minutes later Mr. Garner appeared in the corridor.
Grim fields to garner from, wherein he who sows peradventure shall not reap, and wherein Death is the farmer!The Harbor Master|Theodore Goodridge Roberts
A groan broke from Garner's lips—this acknowledgement was so terrible for him to hear from this strange woman's lips.
I don't believe I have any more questions at this time, Mrs. Garner, if you can't think of anything else you would like to add.Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Why should he linger, and wring his heart, and garner bitterness to feed upon in his lonely days?The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains|Charles Egbert Craddock