gatherer

DEFINITIONS OF: gatherer

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n a person who gathers

“they were a society of hunters and gatherers
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

n a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)

Synonyms:
accumulator, collector
Examples:
Isabella Stewart Gardner
United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
Types:
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conductor
the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
gleaner
someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully
rent collector
a person who goes from house to house collecting rents for the owner
conductress
a woman conductor
Type of:
worker
a person who works at a specific occupation
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