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1. To spend time relaxing. I just got home from work—can you please give me a few minutes to gel?
2. To begin to cooperate or coexist harmoniously. When a team has an influx of new players like this, it takes time for them to gel. They have to get to know each other's play styles. No, we stopped being roommates. We never really gelled and constantly got on each other's nerves.
make things gel
informal To cause things to proceed smoothly. We have too many new players to make things gel right away, Coach. Give us time to get to know each other's playing styles. No, we stopped being roommates. We got on each other's nerves constantly and just could never make things gel.
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in. to relax and let one’s hair down. I’ve got to go home and gel for a while. Things are too stressful just now.
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