- 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.
- with cooperation and interchange between constituent elements, members, etcwe worked together
- in or into contact or union with each otherto stick papers together
- in or into one place or assembly; with each otherthe people are gathered together
- at the same timewe left school together
- considered collectively or jointlyall our wages put together couldn’t buy that car
- continuouslyworking for eight hours together
- closely, cohesively, or compactly united or heldwater will hold the dough together
- mutually or reciprocallyto multiply 7 and 8 together
- informal organizedto get things together
- together with in addition to
- slang self-possessed and well-organized; mentally and emotionally stableshe’s a very together lady
German cognate zusammen substitutes second element with Old High German verbal cognate of English same (Old English also had tosamne “together”). Adjective meaning “self-assured, free of emotional difficulties” is first recorded 1966.
In addition to the idiom beginning with together
- together with
- get one’s act together
- get together
- go together
- hang together
- keep body and soul together
- knock together
- live together
- piece together
- pull oneself together
- pull together
- put our heads together
- put together
- put two and two together
- scare up (scrape together)
- stick together
- string together
- throw together