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  1. an informal and usually small social gathering.
  2. a meeting or conference.
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Origin of get-together

First recorded in 1910–15; noun use of verb phrase get together
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Related Words for get-together

congregation, function, meeting, party, shindig

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British Dictionary definitions for get-together


  1. informal a small informal meeting or social gathering
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verb get together (adverb)
  1. (tr) to gather or collect
  2. (intr) (of people) to meet socially
  3. (intr) to discuss, esp in order to reach an agreement
  4. get it together informal
    1. to achieve one's full potential, either generally as a person or in a particular field of activity
    2. to achieve a harmonious frame of mind
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Word Origin and History for get-together


1911, from get + together.

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