garner

[ gahr-ner ]
/ ˈgɑr nər /

verb (used with object)

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.

noun

a granary or grain bin.
a store or supply of anything.

Nearby words

  1. garment bag,
  2. garment district,
  3. garmisch-partenkirchen,
  4. garneau,
  5. garneau, françois xavier,
  6. garner, john nance,
  7. garnet,
  8. garnet paper,
  9. garnet, henry,
  10. garnet, henry highland

Origin of garner

1125–75; Middle English garner, gerner < Old French gernier, grenier < Latin grānārium granary; see -er2

Related formsun·gar·nered, adjective

Garner

[ gahr-ner ]
/ ˈgɑr nər /

noun

John Nance [nans] /næns/, 1868–1967, vice president of the U.S. 1933–41.
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British Dictionary definitions for garner

garner

/ (ˈɡɑːnə) /

verb (tr)

to gather or store in or as if in a granary

noun

an archaic word for granary
archaic a place for storage or safekeeping

Word Origin for garner

C12: from Old French gernier granary, from Latin grānārium, from grānum grain

Garner

/ (ˈɡɑːnə) /

noun

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)
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Word Origin and History for garner
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