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[gahr-ner] /ˈgɑr nər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to gather or deposit in or as if in a granary or other storage place.
2.
to get; acquire; earn:
He gradually garnered a national reputation as a financial expert.
3.
to gather, collect, or hoard.
noun
4.
a granary or grain bin.
5.
a store or supply of anything.
Origin
1125-1175
1125-75; Middle English garner, gerner < Old French gernier, grenier < Latin grānārium granary; see -er2
Related forms
ungarnered, adjective

Garner

[gahr-ner] /ˈgɑr nər/
noun
1.
John Nance
[nans] /næns/ (Show IPA),
1868–1967, vice president of the U.S. 1933–41.
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British Dictionary definitions for garner

garner

/ˈɡɑːnə/
verb (transitive)
1.
to gather or store in or as if in a granary
noun
2.
an archaic word for granary
3.
(archaic) a place for storage or safekeeping
Word Origin
C12: from Old French gernier granary, from Latin grānārium, from grānum grain

Garner

/ˈɡɑːnə/
noun
1.
Erroll. 1921–77, US jazz pianist and composer, noted for the jazz standard 'Misty' (1954)
2.
Helen. born 1942. Australian novelist and journalist. Her books include the novels Monkey Grip (1977), The Idea of Perfection (2002), The Children's Bach (1984), and The Spare Room (2008), and the nonfiction The First Stone (1995)
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Word Origin and History for garner
n.

late 12c., gerner, from Old French gernier, metathesized variant of grenier "storehouse, loft for grain," from Latin granarium "a store-house" (see granary).

v.

late 15c., from garner (n.). Related: Garnered; garnering.

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garner in the Bible

(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).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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