Synonyms for collect

Synonyms for (noun) collect

Synonyms: collect

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

Similar words: prayer, petition, orison

Definition: reverent petition to a deity

Synonyms for (verb) collect

Synonyms: pull in, collect

Definition: get or bring together

Usage: accumulate evidence

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: take in, collect

Definition: call for and obtain payment of

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

Similar words: take

Definition: take into one's possession

Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: store, put in, hive away, lay in, salt away, stack away, stash away

Definition: keep or lay aside for future use

Usage: store grain for the winter; The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms for (adjective) collect

Synonyms: cod, collect

Definition: payable by the recipient on delivery

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

Similar words: due

Definition: owed and payable immediately or on demand

Usage: payment is due