Cluster and Gather


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Cluster verb – To come together into one body or place.
Usage example: the mice clustered together into a small burrow

Gather is a synonym for cluster in assemble topic. In some cases you can use "Gather" instead a verb "Cluster", when it comes to topics like collect, activity, congregate.
Nearby Words: clustered, clustering, clusterization, clustery
Synonyms for Cluster


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Gather verb – To bring together in one body or place.
Usage example: let's gather the students and have them line up on the playground before going in from recess

Cluster is a synonym for gather in collect topic. You can use "Cluster" instead a verb "Gather", if it concerns topics such as come or bring together.
Nearby Words: gathering, gathered, gatherer
Synonyms for Gather

Common collocations

bunch cluster bunch gather bunch

Both words in one sentence

  • Purun Bhagat dropped fainting by his side, for the chill of the rain and that fierce climb were killing him; but first he called to the scattered torches ahead, 'Stay and count your numbers'; then, whispering to the deer as he saw the lights gather in a cluster: 'Stay with me, Brother.
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