Synonyms of 'garner'
to collect or gatherHis priceless collection of Chinese art was garnered over three decades.
Two young girls were collecting firewood.
The assembled multitude cheered as the leaders arrived.
She started gathering up her things.
Lead can accumulate in the body until toxic levels are reached.
I thought we were saving money for a holiday.
Husbanding precious resources was part of rural life.
storing away cash that will come in useful later on
Strain and reserve the cooking liquor.
We didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
People are stockpiling food for the coming winter.
hoard, , ,
They've begun to hoard food and gasoline.
lay in or up
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in the sense of accumulate
to gather together in an increasing quantityLead can accumulate in the body until toxic levels are reached.
in the sense of amass
to accumulate or collectWe didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
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