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adverb British English pronunciation: together /təˈɡeðə(r)/
  1. 1
    if you put two or more things together, you combine them to form a single thing

    Now add the numbers together.

    together with:

    Mix the flour together with the milk.

    1. a.
      if you sew, stick, join etc things together, they form a continuous surface or they become permanently joined to each other

      The cover is made from small patches of cloth sewn together.

      The pages have stuck together!

  2. 3
    if you rub or hit two things together, you rub or hit them against each other

    Marion was rubbing her hands together and trying to get warm.

  3. 4
    used for saying that people are with each other or are doing something with each other

    They were still all together when I left.

    do something together:

    Kevin, Jack, and Dave share a house together.

    Bob and I worked together many years ago.

  4. 5
    if people are together, come together etc, they work with each other and do not oppose each other

    All the parties must work together on this issue.

    During the talks, the two sides came a little closer together.

  5. 6
    at the same time

    Everyone arrived together at around four o'clock.

  6. 7
    considered as a whole

    Their two salaries together give them quite a nice income.

  7. 8
    married, or having a sexual or romantic relationship

    Janice and Peter have been together four years now.

    get back together (=after having separated):

    When did the Petersons get back together?

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