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G`ARNER, n. A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation.
G`ARNER, v.t. To store in a granary. n
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]
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. to gather into storage a. to deposit as if in a granary b. < volumes in which he has > garner ed the fruits of his lifetime labors — Reinhold Niebuhr 2. to acquire by effort a. ; earn b. accumulate, collect
biographical name John Nance 1868-1967 American politician; vice president of the United States (1933-41) 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 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. 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.
(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 (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). 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.
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