get together

Idioms & Phrases

get together

  1. Accumulate, gather, as in Go get all the firewood together: [c. 1400]

  2. Come together, assemble, as in Let's get together next week. The variant get together with means "meet with someone," as in I can't get together with them today but I'll have time next week. [Late 1600s]

  3. Arrive at an agreement, as in The jury was unable to get together on a verdict.

  4. get something or oneself together. See under get one's act together.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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