adhere, approach, assemble, blend, bring into focus, bunch, bunch up, center, centralize, clinch, close, close in, close up, close with, clot, cluster, cohere, coincide, collect, come near, come together, communicate, concenter, concentralize, concentrate, congregate, connect, copulate, couple, crowd, date, draw near, draw nigh, embrace, fall in with, flock together, flow together, focalize, focus, forgather, funnel, fuse, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, go together, grow together, hang together, herd together, hive, hold together, horde, huddle, intercommunicate, intersect, join, knit, league, link, mass, meet, merge, mill, muster, narrow the gap, near, nigh, nip, pinch, rally, rally around, rendezvous, run together, seethe, stream, surge, swarm, taper, throng, unite
be near, adjoin, hang about, trench on, border upon, verge upon, stand by, approximate, tread on the heels of, cling to, clasp, hug, huddle, hang upon the skirts of, hover over, burn, touch, bring near, draw near, converge
, crowd, place side by side.
be central, converge
, render central, centralize, concentrate, bring to a focus.
, concur, come together, unite, meet, fall in with, close with, close in upon, center round, center in, enter in, pour in, gather together, unite, concentrate, bring into a focus.