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get-together

[ get-tuh-geth-er ]
/ ˈgɛt təˌgɛð ər /
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noun

an informal and usually small social gathering.
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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British Dictionary definitions for get-together

get-together

noun

informal a small informal meeting or social gathering

verb get together (adverb)

(tr) to gather or collect
(intr) (of people) to meet socially
(intr) to discuss, esp in order to reach an agreement
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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Idioms and Phrases with get-together

get together

1

Accumulate, gather, as in Go get all the firewood together: [c. 1400]

2

Come together, assemble, as in Let's get together next week. The variant get together with means “meet with someone,” as in I can't get together with them today but I'll have time next week. [Late 1600s]

3

Arrive at an agreement, as in The jury was unable to get together on a verdict.

4

get something or oneself together. See under get one's act together.

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