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To meet together as a group - thesaurus

Synonyms

flash mob

verb

to suddenly gather in a public place, do something for a short time, and quickly go away again

meet

verb

to come together with other people as a group in order to discuss something formally or officially

gather

verb

if people gather, or if someone gathers them, they come together in one place to see or do something

get together

if people get together, they meet in order to do something or to spend time together

assemble

verb

to come together and form a group

convene

verb

to arrange a formal meeting, or to gather for a meeting

congregate

verb

to gather together in a group

flock

verb

to gather together in a large group, usually because there is something interesting or exciting

meet with

to have a formal meeting with someone

muster

verb

to bring people, especially soldiers, together in one place, or to gather in one place

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caucus

verb

American to meet in a group to discuss plans

come together

if people or groups come together, they meet or join in order to do something

foregather

verb

very formal to meet as a group

forgather

another spelling of foregather

form up

if a group of people forms up, they move together in order to create a group that is correctly or tidily arranged

herd together

to make people come together to form a group

mass

verb

to come together and form a large group

reconvene

verb

to start meeting again

sit

verb

when a parliament, a court of law, or a committee sits, it has an official meeting

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