1. Small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching; SYN. gathering.
2. The act of gathering something; SYN. gathering.
1. To get together; SYN. garner, collect, pull together.
2. To move together; SYN. congregate, collect.
3. To conclude from evidence.
4. To draw fabric together and sew it tightly; SYN. pucker, tuck.