Definitions of collect

  1. To accumulate. To collect one's self, to recover one's self- command or composure after some agitation.
  2. To bring or come together; gather; assemble; accumulate.
  3. To gather together; demand and obtain payment of.
  4. To assemble or bring together: to infer: to compile.
  5. To gather; assemble.
  6. To meet; accumulate.
  7. To run together: to accumulate.
  8. To accumulate.
  9. get or gather together; " I am accumulating evidence for athe man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; " She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"
  10. assemble or get together; " gather some stones"; " pull your thoughts together"
  11. 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"
  12. 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"
  13. To gather into one body or place; to assemble or bring together; to obtain by gathering.
  14. To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other indebtedness; as, to collect taxes.
  15. To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises.
  16. To assemble together; as, the people collected in a crowd; to accumulate; as, snow collects in banks.
  17. To infer; to conclude.
  18. A short, comprehensive prayer, adapted to a particular day, occasion, or condition, and forming part of a liturgy.
  19. To gather together into one body or mass; to assemble; to gain by observation or information; to infer.
  20. To gather separate persons or things into one body or place; to assemble or bring together; to gain by observation or research; to infer as a consequence; to recover from surprise.
  21. a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  22. A short prayer asking for one blessing.
  23. Collector.
  24. A short prayer.
  25. A short condensed prayer.
  26. A short comprehensive prayer; a prayer adapted to a particular day or occasion.
  27. A short prayer adapted for a particular occasion.
  28. make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays; " call collect"; " send a package collect"
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