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Verb: gather up
  1. Take and lift upward
    - pick up, lift up
  2. Go to meet, esp. to then take somewhere in a vehicle
    "She gathered up the children at the day care centre";
    - collect, pick up, call for

Derived forms: gathered up, gathering up, gathers up

See also: garner

Type of: acquire, bring up, elevate, get, get up, lift, raise