Adjective "garnering" definition and examples

(Garnering may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Gather or collect (something, especially information or approval)
  1. 'Any woman scientist who garners the slightest approval from the field or the public wins my respect and admiration, if only because I know how hard it is.'
  2. 'However, at the very least, one can garner background information of what might have influenced the empiricists through the doctrine of skepsis.'
  3. 'However, whether the title will garner the approval of North American gamers remains to be seen.'
  4. 'Their identity is known, but the public has been urged to come forward and help the authorities garner enough evidence to persuade local magistrates to impose tough anti-social behaviour orders upon them.'
  5. 'The prosecutor's office chose to ignore the fact that both of them used the equipment to garner information that by any stretch of the imagination is of great public interest in fighting corruption.'
  6. 'To garner evidence of anti-social behaviour, the council undertakes covert surveillance.'
  7. 'It's an idea that seems to be garnering preliminary approval from outdoor professionals who must log time picking up after careless campers.'
  8. 'To enter the ring though, he needed to garner the approval of the country's Constitutional Court in order to begin what will be the battle of all election battles.'
  9. 'Consequently, it is able to garner information that is still fresh in a respondent's mind.'
  10. 'The film was given a special screening at this year's Cannes Film Festival, garnering much praise.'
  11. 'the crop was ready to be reaped and garnered'
  12. 'From a certain time in September it suddenly-in fact quite discontinuously- starts to rise, probably remains at a high level for some weeks, and gradually declines, reaching zero towards the end of October, when potatoes have been picked and garnered.'


A granary.

    More definitions

    1. to gather or deposit in or as if in a granary or other storage place.

    2. to get; acquire; earn: He gradually garnered a national reputation as a financial expert.

    3. to gather, collect, or hoard. noun

    4. a granary or grain bin.

    5. a store or supply of anything.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "interests can be garnering."

    "gains can be garnering."


    (garner)Middle English (originally as a noun): from Old French gernier, from Latin granarium ‘granary’, from granum ‘grain’.