together

Definitions

  • SIX GOLDEN BRACELETS WELDED TOGETHER BY THE CONFLAGRATION
    SIX GOLDEN BRACELETS WELDED TOGETHER BY THE CONFLAGRATION
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj together mentally and emotionally stable "she's really together"
    • adv together at the same time "we graduated together"
    • adv together with cooperation and interchange "we worked together on the project"
    • adv together with a common plan "act in concert"
    • adv together in contact with each other or in proximity "the leaves stuck together"
    • adv together assembled in one place "we were gathered together"
    • adv together in each other's company "we went to the movies together","the family that prays together stays together"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Glueing Together a Box Glueing Together a Box
A child collecting flowers together A child collecting flowers together
Bel and her grandfather sit together in the armchair Bel and her grandfather sit together in the armchair
A family enjoying a meal, about 1650. Many of the eating and drinking vessels portrayed, together with much of the tableware, are types which have been excavated. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.) A family enjoying a meal, about 1650. Many of the eating and drinking vessels portrayed, together with much of the...
Jack and the Prince traveled on together Jack and the Prince traveled on together
How well we pull together How well we pull together
"THEY 'PUT THEIR HEADS TOGETHER' IN A NEW AN' PAINFUL WAY." "THEY 'PUT THEIR HEADS TOGETHER' IN A NEW AN' PAINFUL WAY."
Two Cots Were Shoved Together Under a Spreading Tree Two Cots Were Shoved Together Under a Spreading Tree

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Humans are born with 300 bones in their body, however when a person reaches adulthood they only have 206 bones. This occurs because many of them join together to make a single bone
    • Together In company or association with respect to place or time; as, to live together in one house; to live together in the same age; they walked together to the town. "Soldiers can never stand idle long together ."
    • Together In concert; with mutual coöperation; as, the allies made war upon France together . "Take the bad together with the good."
    • Together In or into union; into junction; as, to sew, knit, or fasten two things together; to mix things together. "The king joined humanity and policy together ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In the United States, more than 4.2 million couples live together that are not married
    • together In company; in conjunction; simultaneously.
    • together In the same place; to the same place.
    • together In the same time; contemporaneously.
    • together The one with the other; with each other; mutually.
    • together In or into combination, junction, or union; so as to unite or blend: as. to sew, knit, pin, bind, or yoke two things together.
    • together Without intermission; uninterruptedly; on end.
    • together See the verbs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Archipelago is the word to describe a large group of islands that are located close together
    • adv Together tōō-geth′ėr gathered to one place: in the same place, time, or company: in or into union: in concert.
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Quotations

  • Moliere
    Moliere
    “Books and marriage go ill together.”
  • Gerald R. Ford
    Gerald%20R.%20Ford
    “Truth is the glue that holds government together.”
  • Charles Dickens
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    “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.”
  • Raymond Hull
    Raymond Hull
    “All marriages are happy it's living together afterwards that causes all the problems.”
  • Robert Redford
    Robert Redford
    “Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.”
  • Spanish Proverb
    Spanish Proverb
    “Two great talkers will not travel far together.”

Idioms

Birds of a feather flock together - This idiom means that people with similar interests will stick together.
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Keep body and soul together - If you earn enough to cover your basic expenses, but nothing more than that, you earn enough to keep body and soul together.
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Not have two nickels to rub together - (USA) If a person doesn't have two nickels to rub together, they are very poor.
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Not have two pennies to rub together - If someone hasn't got two pennies to rub together, they are very poor indeed.
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Put two and two together - If someone puts two and two together, they reach a correct conclusion from the evidence.
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Put your heads together - If people put their head together, they exchange ideas about something.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. togedere, togidere, AS. tōgædere, tōgædre, tōgadere,; , to + gador, together. √29. See To (prep.), and Gather
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. tógædere, to, geador, together.

Usage

In literature:

They had exchanged a greeting of good-night together, but the sun had some two hours to travel before it set upon the plains.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
They walked together down the avenue.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
And we will fare together, you and I, and take his evil life when God leads us to him.
"King Arthur's Knights" by Henry Gilbert
The ambassador looked very grave, and his thoughtful brows knit themselves together, while he never took his eyes from Paul's face.
"Paul Patoff" by F. Marion Crawford
Chapters one, two, and three belong together, and should be held together in our minds.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
Families canna aye bide together.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
So they stepped across the lawn together.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
Your serviceable old carcass'll hang together for a good while yet.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Before gluing any of the parts together, see that they all fit and go together perfectly square.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
Dot over with little lumps of butter, wet edges of under crust, cover with upper crust and press edges together.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

Wind is the loving
Wooer of waters;
Wind blends together
Billows all-foaming.
"Spirit Song Over The Waters" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Wild geese fly overhead
In the wild Autumn weather.
Souls of the newly-dead
Crying and flying together.
"The Wild Geese" by Katharine Tynan
Not there but here,
(He whispers) only here,
As we are, here, together, now and here,
Always you and I.
"Counting The Beats" by Robert Graves
The stars sing all together
And hear the angels sing,
But they said they had never heard
So beautiful a thing.
"The Singing Girl" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
Once more together we will live,
For I will find her yet:
I have so little to forgive;
So much, I can't forget.
"The Ballad of Camden Town" by James Elroy Flecker
Together now behold them bow;
Their burden'd souls unload
In cries that never rise in vain
Unto the living God.
"The Hartley Calamity" by Joseph Skipsey

In news:

Stir together apricots , cranberries, honey, and ginger.
Kitsap's tree trimmers come together to train in Port Gamble.
From 9-10am, this Monday, April 14th, "The Freak Power Ticket" will rebroadcast a special "morning show" spoof from 2004, put together by the Begulls, aka Kyle Field (of Little Wings fame ) and Lee Baggett, of Avila Beach.
Afterwards they left together to her hotel.
Nestled together, they tried to create warmth, more difficult in recent weeks as winter has neared.
Nickelodeon JUST announced that Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande are working together for an upcoming iCarly spin-off.
Better together (happy birthday arnold palmer ).
Inability to get Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr together might be a 10-count.
Two artists, solo and together, at Chicago Artists' Coalition.
The Deerhunter that plays together stays together.
Working together since 2007, this certification demonstrates Jabra's and Toshiba's continued commitment to work together to develop integrated unified communications solutions.
The couple that plays together stays together -- and exhibits their artwork, too.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have this amazing comedic timing together, perfected over the years they spent hosting 'Weekend Update' together on 'Saturday Night Live.
They started together, now they'll finish together.
Does the couple that laser together, stay together.
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In science:

In the authors find two approximate solutions of the gravity equations of motions that involve nontrivial tachyon, dilaton, together with RR 4-form, and whose asymptotics are given in the UV and IR regions5.
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
Due to the exponential decrease of hx|1i when x → ±∞, together with the assumption b ≫ a, it can be expected that V11 and V1k be small.
Perturbative method for generalized spectral decompositions
By a result of Magidor this is indeed a substential difficulty since the consistency strength of the tree property on ℵ2 and ℵ3 together is much higher then a weakly compact (e.g. it implies the existence of 0♯).
On the consistency of the definable tree property on \aleph_1
The obtained best-fit parameters are listed in table 2 and the corresponding model distributions are together with the data presented in Fig.2.
Disc heating in NGC 2985
P induced by the probability measure P , together with their multiplicities.
Random walks on wreath products of groups
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