into or in one gathering, company, mass, place, or body: to call the people together.
into or in union, proximity, contact, or collision, as two or more things: to sew things together.
into or in relationship, association, business, or agreement, etc., as two or more persons: to bring strangers together.
taken or considered collectively or conjointly: This one cost more than all the others together.
(of a single thing) into or in a condition of unity, compactness, or coherence: to squeeze a thing together; The argument does not hold together well.
at the same time; simultaneously: You cannot have both together.
without intermission or interruption; continuously; uninterruptedly: for days together.
in cooperation; with united action; conjointly: to undertake a task together.
with mutual action; mutually; reciprocally: to confer together; to multiply two numbers together.
Slang. mentally and emotionally stable and well organized: a together person.

before 900; late Middle English, variant of earlier togedere, togadere, Old English tōgædere; cognate with Old Frisian togadera. See to, gather

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together (təˈɡɛðə)
1.  with cooperation and interchange between constituent elements, members, etc: we worked together
2.  in or into contact or union with each other: to stick papers together
3.  in or into one place or assembly; with each other: the people are gathered together
4.  at the same time: we left school together
5.  considered collectively or jointly: all our wages put together couldn't buy that car
6.  continuously: working for eight hours together
7.  closely, cohesively, or compactly united or held: water will hold the dough together
8.  mutually or reciprocally: to multiply 7 and 8 together
9.  informal organized: to get things together
10.  together with in addition to
11.  slang self-possessed and well-organized; mentally and emotionally stable: she's a very together lady

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Word Origin & History

O.E. togædere, from to (see to) + gædere "together" (adv.), apparently a variant of the adverb geador "together," related to gadrian (see gather). Ger. cognate zusammen substitutes second element with O.H.G. verbal cognate of Eng.
same (OE also had tosamne "together"). Adjective meaning "self-assured, free of emotional difficulties" is first recorded 1966.
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Example sentences
Even so, the press claims that these dinosaurs were a single family group that
  hunted together.
Group them together on a tabletop for an instant collection.
The molecule is formed when a xanthine and a methyl group come together.
Have the students in the groups work together to determine and explain how all
  of the organisms in each group are interconnected.
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