verb (used with object)
to gather or deposit in or as if in a granary or other storage place.
to get; acquire; earn: He gradually garnered a national reputation as a financial expert.
to gather, collect, or hoard.
a granary or grain bin.
a store or supply of anything.

1125–75; Middle English garner, gerner < Old French gernier, grenier < Latin grānārium granary; see -er2

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World English Dictionary
garner (ˈɡɑːnə)
1.  to gather or store in or as if in a granary
2.  an archaic word for granary
3.  archaic a place for storage or safekeeping
[C12: from Old French gernier granary, from Latin grānārium, from grānum grain]

Garner (ˈɡɑːnə)
1.  Erroll. 1921--77, US jazz pianist and composer
2.  Helen. born 1942. Australian novelist and journalist. Her books include the novels Monkey Grip (1977), The Idea of Perfection (2002) and The Children's Bach (1984) and the nonfiction The First Stone (1995)

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Word Origin & History

late 12c., from O.Fr. gernier, metathesized variant of grenier "storehouse, garret," from L. granarium (see granary). Related: Garnered; garnering.
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Bible Dictionary

Garner definition

(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).

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Example sentences
Would that the uncertainties of copyright law in my industry garnered so much
The finding a few years ago that adult primates, including humans, could
  produce new neurons garnered much excitement.
Pecorino's fame has garnered the duo some unusual privileges.
His supple intellect, burgeoning political ambitions, and organizing prowess
  have garnered far less attention.
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