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  Definition of collect
  1. a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  2. assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
  3. get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"
  4. call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
  5. get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man''s unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
  6. gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"
  7. payment due by the recipient on delivery; "a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel"
  8. make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays; "call collect"; "send a package collect"
Similar Words: gather, garner, pull together, pull in, take in, roll up, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard, pick up, gather up, call for, cod

 

See Also: pick up, lift up, gather up

 

Hyponyms: mobilize, mobilise, marshal, summon, rake, reap, harvest, glean, hive, salvage, scavenge, muster, rally, come up, muster up, round up, pick, pluck, cull, nut, snail, birdnest, bird-nest, nest, oyster, sponge, pearl, clam, shock, pile up, heap up, stack up, archive, file away, beat up, drum up, farm, raise, run up, corral, pull in, scrape, scrape up, lump, chunk, bale, catch, fund

 

Derivational Morphology: collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation, gather, gathering, collector, gatherer, accumulator, compilation, digest, compiling, accumulation, assemblage, accrual, accruement, pickup

 

Anagrams: Colette

 

 
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