AskDefine | Define garner

Dictionary Definition

garner n : a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed [syn: granary]


1 acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions [syn: earn]
2 store grain
3 assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together" [syn: gather, collect, pull together] [ant: spread]

User Contributed Dictionary



From gerner, from gernier, variant of grenier, from granarium



  1. A granary; a store of grain.
    That our garners may be full, affording all manner of store: that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets (Psalm 144:13, KJV)
  2. An accumulation of something.


  • Dutch: graanschuur
  • French: grenier


  1. To earn; to acquire by virtue of ones endeavours.
  2. To accumulate something, especially attention from the media.
    Her new book garnered high praise from the critics.
  3. To reap grain, gather it up, and store it in a granary.



To accumulate something, especially attention from the media
  • Danish: opnå
To reap grain, gather it up, and store it in a granary
  • Danish: opmagasinere

Extensive Definition

Garner may refer to:




garner in German: Garner
garner in French: Garner
garner in Dutch: Garner
garner in Polish: Garner
garner in Volapük: Garner

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accumulate, amass, assemble, backlog, cache, collect, crib, cull, cumulate, elevator, extract, garner up, gather, gather into barns, glean, grain bin, grain elevator, granary, harvest, hayloft, haymow, hayrick, heap up, hide, hive, hoard, hoard up, hold, husband, keep, lay up, mow, pick up, pile up, put away, put by, put up, reap, reserve, roll up, save, save up, secrete, silo, squirrel, squirrel away, stock up, stockpile, store, store up, stow away, treasure, treasure up
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