Glean in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Glean

To collect (grain, grapes, etc.) left behind after the main harvest or gathering. | To gather what is left in (a field or vineyard). | To gather information in small amounts, with implied difficulty, bit by bit. | To frugally accumulate resources from low-yield contexts. | (obsolete) cleaning; afterbirth

Short Sentences for Glean

  • 1. These men glean everywhere. 🔊
  • 2. This is all that we can glean of the manner in which Mme. 🔊
  • 3. He could glean little else than these bare facts from the desert man. 🔊
  • 4. He saw both his mother and his sister, but could glean very little from them. 🔊
  • 5. Penny inquired, hoping that a direct approach might glean information. 🔊
  • 6. I should be happy if I could glean in the smallest field on the farm. 🔊

How to use Glean in Sentences?

  • 1. We glean a second hint from the analysis of the psychoneuroses, especially of hysteria. 🔊
  • 2. They began running out of cartridges, and had to stop and glean more from enemy casualties. 🔊
  • 3. On his return, he met several other gleaners who were seeking a field to glean in. 🔊
  • 4. In general we glean very little intimate knowledge of the great men who serve us as models. 🔊
  • 5. Let us endeavour to glean what we can from the barbarian codes on the matter of women's rights. 🔊
  • 6. The scanty intelligence she could occasionally glean was not such as to brighten the melancholy caused by the absence of her father and brother. 🔊
  • 7. It was easy to listen with apparent interest to this, to put in a question here and there and glean all the information possible. 🔊
  • 8. This was all the missionary could glean from his guide, as they walked swiftly toward the shed pointed out by the peasant. 🔊
  • 9. From such evidence, however, we glean in reality no information whatever about the vocational aptitudes of women. 🔊
  • 10. That was his place, his land; its troubles were his to bear, its peace his to glean when it should ripen. 🔊
  • 11. I have been able to glean the news and opinion of the great German financial and commercial classes for which it speaks. 🔊
  • 12. A short time ago I had occasion to investigate such a case and was able to glean corroboration from this apparent contradiction. 🔊