• WordNet 3.6
    • v garner assemble or get together "gather some stones","pull your thoughts together"
    • v garner store grain
    • v garner acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    • n garner a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Garner A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation.
    • v. t Garner To gather for preservation; to store, as in a granary; to treasure.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n garner A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation; hence, a store of anything, especially of knowledge or experience: now chiefly in figurative use.
    • garner To store in or as if in a granary; hoard: chiefly in figurative use.
    • garner Synonyms To gather, collect, lay in, husband.
    • garner To grow in quantity or amount; accumulate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Garner gär′nėr a granary or place where grain is stored up: a store of anything—e.g. experience
    • v.t Garner to store as in a garner
    • v.i Garner (rare) to accumulate
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  • David Sarnoff
    David Sarnoff
    “Work and live to serve others, to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. garner, gerner, greiner, OF. gernier, grenier, F. grenier, fr. L. granarium, fr. granum,. See 1st Grain, and cf. Granary


In literature:

Messrs, A. P. Miller, A. C. Garner, T. M. Nixon and S. N. Brown are all wide-awake Christian Endeavorers.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 4, October, 1900" by Various
From whom, indeed, has the vital wisdom of the race been garnered?
"Imaginary Interviews" by W. D. Howells
To patriot and parent, to reformer and teacher, comes the inspiring thought that God garners in His memory every helpful act.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
It is the season to wound and to garner; the red of the fields is as the wounds of the slain.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
He observed the squirrels garnering their winter supply in the fall.
"Rural Life and the Rural School" by Joseph Kennedy
How far he went Jack Garner never knew.
"Pretty Madcap Dorothy" by Laura Jean Libbey
The harvesting might be long but the garnering would be none the less sure.
"The Fathers of New England" by Charles M. Andrews
It was also said to the same persons, Gather the wheat into my garner.
"Bunyan" by James Anthony Froude
Which is the wheat and which the tares, that must be garnered or sifted from our loves?
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
But he will not garner it in barns, or lay it up in coffers that can be plundered.
"Émile" by Jean Jacques Rousseau

In poetry:

It is as if a silence fell
Where bides the garnered sheaf,
And voices murmuring, "It is well,"
Are stifled by our grief.
"To A Dead Friend" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
'Tis hard to toil -- when toil is almost vain,
In barren ways;
'Tis hard to sow -- and never garner grain,
In harvest days.
"Rest" by Abram Joseph Ryan
My own, among the unnumbered years
God casts from that full Garner which
Is His Eternity one shall
Be ours, beyond all fate or fears.
"Birthright" by Cale Young Rice
Once and once only, and no more,
Art hath reached the topmost bough;
The goodliest fruit of all his store
Our well-filled garner holds till now.
"Raphael’s Madonna Di San Sisto" by William Bell Scott
She lived for others: not in vain;
In many hearts are treasured up,
(More precious than the garnered grain,)
Her works of love, her words of hope.
"In Memoriam" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
Our common mother rests and sings,
Like Ruth, among her garnered sheaves;
Her lap is full of goodly things,
Her brow is bright with autumn leaves.
"For An Autumn festival" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Seniors Katlyn Cook (left) and Natalie McConnell go for Garner's flags.
Experts discuss the domestic criticism Tony Blair is facing for his efforts to garner UN support for a possible war with Iraq.
Bush garnered 43 "Recommends" as of 1:30 pm ET Monday.
Victoria Caruso-Davis, editor of The Westbury Times, was recognized by the New York Press Association (NYPA), garnering an award in its 2008 Better Newspapers Contest.
Part of a series on Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts, by Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A Garner.
Pitzer garnered distinction as a scientist, educator, and philanthropist.
Simpson tallied 57 percent of the votes, while Kelly garnered 42 percent.
The retailer paid $215 for a text promotion that helped garner $6,000 in sales.
Researchers at the University of Sussex have discovered that cats use a "soliciting purr " to overpower their owners and garner attention and food.
The other home to a thriving creative and entrepreneurial community that's garnering national attention.
Steppenwolf's August: Osage County and Porchlight's Ragtime Garner Top Jeff Awards.
James Garner does Raymond Chandler , and quite well.
Final results released Monday showed the Socialist Party won 280 seats, while two closely allied parties garnered a total of 34 seats — giving the Socialist-led bloc 314 seats.
Experts predict free-agent right-hander Anibal Sanchez will garner $56-plus million contract.
Using a natural filter with contemporary engineering ingenuity garnered a new water supply.

In science:

However, as the Cold Dark Matter model (Blumenthal et al. 1984) garnered momentum, Davis et al. (1985) provided the first simulations within the hierarchical clu stering CDM framework.
Shedding Light on the Galaxy Luminosity Function
Research in this field has garnered renewed interest in recen t times due, in part, to surveys such as the 2dF and the SDSS which increased the number of QSO detections by orders of magnitude, vastly improving on number statistics, providing more comprehensive catalogues to fainter limiting magnitudes.
Shedding Light on the Galaxy Luminosity Function
The practical principle of garnering randomness out of chaotic systems would be then, to ensure, that the system tra jectory does not end up being in an attractor.
A Pseudo Random Number Generator from Chaos
More recently, submillimeter galaxies (SMGs), a relatively new class of high redshift, luminous (LIR ∼> 1 × 1012L⊙ ), dusty galaxies, are garnering much attention on the observational and theoretical fronts.
Simulating Merging Galaxies: The Infrared View
As we observed in Figure 1, a large proportion of the papers receives very few citations, while a few papers garner large numbers of them.
Information Diffusion in Computer Science Citation Networks