HyperDic: collect

English > 8 senses of the word collect:
VERBpossessioncollect, roll up, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardget or gather together
possessioncollect, take incall for and obtain payment of
contactcollect, gather, garner, pull togetherassemble or get together
contactcollect, pull inget or bring together
possessioncollect, pick up, gather up, call forgather or collect
ADVERBallcollectmake a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays
ADJECTIVEallcollect, codpayable by the recipient on delivery
NOUNcommunicationcollecta short / short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
collect > pronunciation
Soundskahleh'kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > collect: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPayable by the recipient on delivery.
Examples
  • "a collect call"
  • "the letter came collect"
Synonymcod
Broaderdueowed and payable immediately or on demand
English > collect: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA short / short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England.
Broaderprayer, petition, orisonreverent petition to a deity
Spanishcolecta
English > collect: 8 senses > adverb 1
Meaningmake a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays.
Examples
  • "call collect"
  • "send a package collect"
English > collect: 8 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGet or gather together.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe crowds collect in the streets
Synonymsroll up, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard
Narrowerbalemake into a bale
catchtake in and retain
collect, pull inGet or bring together
corralCollect or gather
fundplace or store up in a fund for accumulation
fundaccumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability
lump, chunkPut together indiscriminately
run uppile up (debts or scores)
scrape, scrape up, scratch, come upGather (money or other resources) together over time
Broaderstore, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash awayKeep or lay aside for future use
Spanishacumular, amasar, amontonar, apilar, coleccionar, compilar, juntar, recoger, recopilar, reunir
Catalanacumular, ajuntar, amuntegar, apilar, aplegar, arreplegar, col·leccionar, compilar, recollir, recopilar, reunir
Nounscollection, collectingthe act of gathering something together
English > collect: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningcall for and obtain payment of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Examples
  • "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"
  • "he collected the rent"
Synonymtake in
NarrowerfarmCollect fees or profits / profits
raiseCollect funds for a specific purpose
BroadertakeTake into one's possession
Spanishacumular, juntar, recoger, recopilar, reunir
Catalanacumular, juntar, recopilar, reunir
Adjectivescollectiblesubject to or requiring payment especially as specified
Nounscollectora person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
English > collect: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningAssemble or get together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsgather, garner, pull together
Entailed bycollateTo assemble in proper sequence
Narrowerbirdnest, bird-nestGather birdnests
clamGather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
clubGather into a club-like mass
hiveGather into a hive
mobilize, mobilise, marshal, summonmake ready for action or use
muster, rally, summon, come up, muster upGather or bring together
nestGather nests
nutGather nuts
oysterGather oysters, dig oysters
pearlGather pearls, from oysters in the ocean
pick, pluck, culllook for and gather
pile up, heap up, stack upArrange into piles or stacks
rakeGather with a rake
reap, harvest, gleanGather, as of natural products
round upseek out and bring together
salvage, scavengeCollect discarded or refused material
shockCollect or gather into shocks
snailGather snails
spongeGather sponges, in the ocean
Oppositespread, distributeDistribute or disperse widely
Spanishcolectar, congregar, ensamblar, juntar, ordenar, recoger, recolectar, recopilar, reunir
Catalanajuntar, aplegar, arreplegar, collir, congregar, recol·lectar, recollir, recopilar, reunir
Participlecollectedbrought together in one place
uncollectednot brought together in one place
Nounscollection, collectingthe act of gathering something together
English > collect: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningGet or bring together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonympull in
Narrowerarchive, file awayput into an archive
beat up, drum up, rallyGather
Broaderroll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardGet or gather together
Spanishcoleccionar, meter, recopilar
Catalanrecopilar
Nounscollection, collectingthe act of gathering something together
English > collect: 8 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningGather or collect.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymspick up, gather up, call for
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishbuscar, recoger, recopilar
Catalanpassar a buscar, recopilar

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