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Mob vs. Gathering

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Mobnoun

A large or disorderly group of people; especially one bent on riotous or destructive action.

Gatheringnoun

A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.

‘I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.’;

Mobnoun

(collective noun) A group of animals such as horses or cattle.

Gatheringnoun

A group of people or things.

‘A gathering of fruit.’;

Mobnoun

A flock of emus.

Gatheringnoun

(bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.

‘This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation.’;

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Mobnoun

The Mafia, or a similar group that engages in organized crime (preceded by the).

Gatheringnoun

A charitable contribution; a collection.

Mobnoun

(video games) A non-player character, especially one that exists to be fought or killed to further the progression of the story or game.

Gatheringnoun

(medicine) A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess.

Mobnoun

(archaic) The lower classes of a community; the rabble.

Gatheringverb

present participle of gather

‘She enjoyed gathering wildflowers.’;

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Mobnoun

(Australian Aboriginal) A cohesive group of people.

Gatheringnoun

The act of collecting or bringing together.

Mobnoun

(obsolete) A promiscuous woman; a harlot or wench; a prostitute.

Gatheringnoun

That which is gathered, collected, or brought together

Mobnoun

A mob cap.

Gatheringadjective

Assembling; collecting; used for gathering or concentrating.

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Mobnoun

mobile phone

Gatheringnoun

a group of persons together in one place

Mobverb

(transitive) To crowd around (someone), sometimes with hostility.

‘The fans mobbed a well-dressed couple who resembled their idols.’;

Gatheringnoun

the social act of assembling;

‘they demanded the right of assembly’;

Mobverb

(transitive) To crowd into or around a place.

‘The shoppers mobbed the store on the first day of the sale.’;

Gatheringnoun

the act of gathering something

Mobverb

(transitive) To wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl.

Gatheringnoun

sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching

Mobnoun

A mobcap.

Gatheringadjective

accumulating and becoming more intense;

‘the deepening gloom’; ‘felt a deepening love’; ‘the gathering darkness’; ‘the thickening dusk’;

Mobnoun

The lower classes of a community; the populace, or the lowest part of it.

‘A cluster of mob were making themselves merry with their betters.’;

Gatheringnoun

an assembly or meeting, especially one held for a specific purpose

‘a family gathering’;

Mobnoun

A throng; a rabble; esp., an unlawful or riotous assembly; a disorderly crowd.

‘The mob of gentlemen who wrote with ease.’; ‘Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob.’; ‘Confused by brainless mobs.’;

Gatheringnoun

a group of leaves taken together, one inside another, in binding a book.

Mobverb

To wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl.

Mobverb

To crowd about, as a mob, and attack or annoy; as, to mob a house or a person.

Mobnoun

a disorderly crowd of people

Mobnoun

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

Mobnoun

an association of criminals;

‘police tried to break up the gang’; ‘a pack of thieves’;

Mobverb

press tightly together or cram;

‘The crowd packed the auditorium’;

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