Definition of garner verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

garner

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːnə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrnər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they garner
BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːnə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrnər//
 
he / she / it garners
BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːnəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrnərz//
 
past simple garnered
BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːnəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrnərd//
 
past participle garnered
BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːnəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrnərd//
 
-ing form garnering
BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːnərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrnərɪŋ//
 
 
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garner something (formal) to obtain or collect something such as information, support, etc. synonym gather, acquire All the information that we garnered has been kept on file. Word Origin Middle English (originally as a noun): from Old French gernier, from Latin granarium ‘granary’, from granum ‘grain’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: garner