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Garner definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

G`ARNER, n. A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation.
G`ARNER, v.t. To store in a granary.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed [syn: granary, garner] v
1: acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions [syn: earn, garner]
2: store grain
3: assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together" [syn: gather, garner, collect, pull together] [ant: distribute, spread]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (garnered; garnering) Etymology: Middle English (Scots), from Middle English gerner, garner granary, from Anglo-French gerner, grenier, from Latin granarium, from granum grain more at corn Date: 14th century 1. a. to gather into storage b. to deposit as if in a granary <volumes in which he has garnered the fruits of his lifetime labors Reinhold Niebuhr> 2. a. to acquire by effort ; earn b. accumulate, collect

Merriam Webster's

biographical name John Nance 1868-1967 American politician; vice president of the United States (1933-41)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. --v.tr. 1 collect. 2 store, deposit. --n. literary a storehouse or granary. Etymology: ME (orig. as noun) f. OF gernier f. L granarium GRANARY

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Garner Gar"ner, n. [OE. garner, gerner, greiner, OF. gernier, grenier, F. grenier, fr. L. granarium, fr. granum. See 1st Grain, and cf. Granary.] A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Garner Gar"ner, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garnered; p. pr. & vb. n. Garnering.] To gather for preservation; to store, as in a granary; to treasure. --Shak.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(garners, garnering, garnered) If someone has garnered something useful or valuable, they have gained it or collected it. (FORMAL) Durham had garnered three times as many votes as Carey... He has garnered extensive support for his proposals... = acquire VERB: V n, V n

Easton's Bible Dictionary

(1.) Heb. 'otsar, a treasure; a store of goods laid up, and hence also the place where they are deposited (Joel 1:17; 2 Chr. 32:27, rendered "treasury").

(2.) Heb. mezev, a cell, storeroom (Ps. 144:13); Gr. apotheke, a place for storing anything, a granary (Matt. 3:12; Luke 3:17).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

gar'-ner (mazu; apotheke):

"Garners," derived from zawah, "to gather," occurs in Ps 144:13; 'otsar is similarly translated in Joe 1:17. In the New Testament apotheke is twice translated "garner" (Mt 3:12; Lu 3:17).

The same word is translated "barns" in Mt 6:26; 13:30; Lu 12:18,24.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. n. Granary. II. v. a. Gather (for preservation), store, hoard, deposit, save, husband, reserve, collect, garner up, treasure up, lay in, lay up, lay by, set by.

Moby Thesaurus

accumulate, amass, assemble, backlog, cache, collect, crib, cull, cumulate, elevator, extract, garner up, gather, gather into barns, glean, grain bin, grain elevator, granary, harvest, hayloft, haymow, hayrick, heap up, hide, hive, hoard, hoard up, hold, husband, keep, lay up, mow, pick up, pile up, put away, put by, put up, reap, reserve, roll up, save, save up, secrete, silo, squirrel, squirrel away, stock up, stockpile, store, store up, stow away, treasure, treasure up

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