garner

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

ungarnered, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To garners
Collins
World English Dictionary
garner (ˈɡɑːnə)
 
vb
1.  to gather or store in or as if in a granary
 
n
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)
 
n
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)

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

garner
late 12c., from O.Fr. gernier, metathesized variant of grenier "storehouse, garret," from L. granarium (see granary). Related: Garnered; garnering.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Easton
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).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Let it please thee to keep in order a moderate-sized farm, that so thy garners
  may be full of fruits in their season.
But unless you unearth something that is so catastrophic that it garners
  regional or national news attention, no one will care.
In fishing circles, talk of the big ones always garners an audience.
All this interest in their mystique garners much needed attention for bat
  conservation.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature