Definition of glean verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

glean

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɡlin//
 
glean something (from somebody/something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they glean
 
he / she / it gleans
 
past simple gleaned
 
-ing form gleaning
 
 
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to obtain information, knowledge, etc., sometimes with difficulty and often from various different places These figures were gleaned from a number of studies.
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