Definitions for collect

Definitions for (noun) collect

Main entry: collect

Definition: a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England

Definitions for (verb) collect

Main entry: collect, pull together, garner, gather

Definition: assemble or get together

Usage: gather some stones; pull your thoughts together

Main entry: pull in, collect

Definition: get or bring together

Usage: accumulate evidence

Main entry: take in, collect

Definition: call for and obtain payment of

Usage: we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts; he collected the rent

Main entry: hoard, roll up, pile up, amass, accumulate, collect, compile

Definition: get or gather together

Usage: 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

Main entry: collect, call for, pick up, gather up

Definition: gather or collect

Usage: 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

Definitions for (adj) collect

Main entry: cod, collect

Definition: payable by the recipient on delivery

Usage: a collect call; the letter came collect; a COD parcel

Definitions for (adv) collect

Main entry: collect

Definition: make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays

Usage: call collect; send a package collect

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