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[ gleend ]


  1. gathered slowly and laboriously, bit by bit:

    Scavenging footage originally made by other people for other purposes, these moviemakers then manipulate the gleaned images to create new meanings.

  2. (of grain, fruit, or other crops) gathered from what has been left behind after regular harvesting:

    The gleaned fruit is donated to local charities for distribution to the hungry.

  3. (of a field, orchard, etc.) cleared of leftover produce in this way:

    I was walking through a gleaned field behind the village.

  4. learned, discovered, or found out, usually slowly or little by little:

    Over the years I’ve put a lot of research into my betting, and the benefit of this gleaned knowledge is paying dividends.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of glean.
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Other Words From

  • un·gleaned adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of gleaned1

First recorded in 1595–1605; glean ( def ) + -ed 2( def ) for the adjective senses; glean ( def ) + -ed 1( def ) for the verb sense
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Example Sentences

To grok the impact that the Vision Fund’s rough patch caused SoftBank Group during the 12-month period ending March 31, 2020, we can glean all that we need from a single chart.

Algorithms sometimes also glean data on how people have used their computers.

The award-winning actor shares lessons and stories gleaned from his 35 years of keeping diaries.

In addition, it wasn’t able to glean insights from real-time signals as it would have liked to do.

It’s a microcosm of American politics, where some teenagers have gleaned dirty tricks from today’s Washington and others believe idealistically in change.

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The sensible answer is no, but di Giovannni gleaned much from those three years.

The one thing a lot of people gleaned from your GQ interview was that you left New York City because of brunch.

Facts gleaned while living in China eight years ago formed the basis for my novel The Risk Agent.

Most information gleaned about the program came from leaks, primarily to Apuzzo and Goldman.

But apparently there are scoops of great magnitude to be gleaned from these repetitive pictures.

Even this information was often gleaned from undesirable conversations.

The vast steam-threshers are mightily devouring what their servants, the monster steam-reapers, have gleaned for them.

Had I gleaned a fact, that ought to live in the memory of men, long after marble monuments shall have crumbled into dust?

Here was a broad field for inquiry, investigation, and study; and it was faithfully cultivated and gleaned.

A message was sent to the advance guard, and the train was "held up" while we gleaned some news from the officer in charge.