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Collect

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive), Adjective, Adverb
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CIDE DICTIONARY

Collectv. t. [L. collecrus, p. p. of collerige to bind together; col- + legere to gather: cf. OF. collecter. See Legend, and cf. Coil, v. t., Cull, v. t.].
  •  To gather into one body or place; to assemble or bring together; to obtain by gathering.  [1913 Webster]
    "A band of men
    Collected choicely from each country.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "'Tis memory alone that enriches the mind, by preserving what our labor and industry daily collect."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other indebtedness; as, to collect taxes.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "Which sequence, I conceive, is very ill collected."  [1913 Webster]
To collect one's self, to recover from surprise, embarrassment, or fear; to regain self-control.
Syn. -- To gather; assemble; congregate; muster; accumulate; garner; aggregate; amass; infer; deduce.
Collectv. i. 
  •  To assemble together; as, the people collected in a crowd; to accumulate; as, snow collects in banks.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To infer; to conclude.  [1913 Webster]
    "Whence some collect that the former word imports a plurality of persons."  [1913 Webster]
Collectn. [LL. collecta, fr. L. collecta a collection in money; an assemblage, fr. collerige: cf. F. collecte. See Collect, v. t.].
     A short, comprehensive prayer, adapted to a particular day, occasion, or condition, and forming part of a liturgy.  [1913 Webster]
    "The noble poem on the massacres of Piedmont is strictly a collect in verse."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Collect, v., adj., & adv.
--v.
1 tr. & intr. bring or come together; assemble, accumulate.
2 tr. systematically seek and acquire (books, stamps, etc.), esp. as a continuing hobby.
3 a tr. obtain (taxes, contributions, etc.) from a number of people. b intr. colloq. receive money.
4 tr. call for; fetch (went to collect the laundry).
5 a refl. regain control of oneself esp. after a shock. b tr. concentrate (one's energies, thoughts, etc.). c tr. (as collected adj.) calm and cool; not perturbed or distracted.
6 tr. infer, gather, conclude.
--adj. & adv. US to be paid for by the receiver (of a telephone call, parcel, etc.).

Derivative
collectable adj. collectedly adv.
Collect, n. a short prayer of the Anglican and Roman Catholic Church, esp. one assigned to a particular day or season.

Etymology
ME f. OF collecte f. L collecta fem. past part. of colligere: see COLLECT(1)

THESAURUS

Collect

Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, accouple, accumulate, agglomerate, agglutinate, aggregate, aggroup, aid prayer, align, amass, appeal, array, articulate, assemble, associate, backlog, band, batch, beadroll, beads, beseechment, bidding prayer, bond, bracket, breviary, bridge, bridge over, bring, bring together, bulk, bunch, bunch together, bunch up, cement, chain, chaplet, clap together, clot, clump, cluster, colligate, collocate, combine, come, come together, communion, compare, compile, comprise, concatenate, concentrate, conclude, conglobulate, conglomerate, congregate, congress, conjoin, conjugate, connect, contemplation, control, convene, converge, cool, copulate, corral, couple, cover, crowd, cull, cumulate, date, deduce, deduct, derive, devotions, dig up, dispose, draw, draw a conclusion, draw an inference, draw together, draw up, dredge up, drive together, embrace, encompass, entreaty, extract, fetch, find, flock together, flow together, forgather, fuse, gang around, gang up, garner, garner up, gather, gather around, gather in, gather into barns, gather together, gather up, get, get in, get together, glean, glue, grace, group, grub, grub up, heap up, herd together, hide, hive, hoard, hoard up, hold, horde, huddle, impetration, imploration, include, induce, infer, intercession, invocation, join, judge, juxtapose, keep, knot, lay together, lay up, league, link, litany, lump together, make, make out, make up, marry, marshal, mass, match, meditation, meet, merge, mill, mobilize, muster, obsecration, obtestation, order, orison, pair, partner, petition, pick, pick up, piece together, pile up, pluck, prayer, prayer wheel, put together, put up, raise, rake up, rally, rally around, rank, reason, reason that, rein, rendezvous, repress, restrain, rogation, roll into one, rosary, round up, save, save up, scare up, scrape together, scrape up, secrete, seethe, silent prayer, simmer down, smother, solder, span, splice, squirrel, squirrel away, stick together, stock up, stockpile, store up, stream, suit, summon up, supplication, suppress, surge, swarm, take as proved, take in, take up, tape, thanks, thanksgiving, throng, tie, together, treasure, treasure up, unify, unite, weld, whip in, yoke

ROGET THESAURUS

Collect

Store

VB store, put by, lay by, set by, stow away, set apart, lay apart, store treasure, hoard treasure, lay up, heap up, put up, garner up, save up, bank, cache, accumulate, amass, hoard, fund, garner, save, reserve, keep back, hold back, husband, husband one's resources, deposit, stow, stack, load, harvest, heap, collect, lay in store Adj, keep, file (papers), lay in, preserve.

Assemblage

VB assemble, collect, muster, meet, unite, join, rejoin, cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, crowd, throng, associate, congregate, conglomerate, concentrate, precipitate, center round, rendezvous, resort, come together, flock get together, pig together, forgather, huddle, reassemble, assemble, muster, bring together, get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together, collect, collocate, colligate, get, whip in, gather, hold a meeting, convene, convoke, convocate, rake up, dredge, heap, mass, pile, pack, put up, truss, cram, acervate, agglomerate, aggregate, compile, group, aggroup, concentrate, unite, collect into a focus, bring into a focus, amass, accumulate, collect in a dragnet, heap Ossa upon Pelion, assemble, collect, muster, meet, unite, join, rejoin, cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, crowd, throng, associate, congregate, conglomerate, concentrate, precipitate, center round, rendezvous, resort, come together, flock get together, pig together, forgather, huddle, reassemble, assemble, muster, bring together, get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together, collect, collocate, colligate, get, whip in, gather, hold a meeting, convene, convoke, convocate, rake up, dredge, heap, mass, pile, pack, put up, truss, cram, acervate, agglomerate, aggregate, compile, group, aggroup, concentrate, unite, collect into a focus, bring into a focus, amass, accumulate, collect in a dragnet, heap Ossa upon Pelion.

Acquisition

VB acquire, get, gain, win, earn, obtain, procure, gather, collect, pick, pickup, glean, find, come upon, pitch upon, light upon, scrape up, scrape together, get in, reap and carry, net, bag, sack, bring home, secure, derive, draw, get in the harvest, profit, make profit, draw profit, turn a quick profit, turn to profit, turn to account, make capital out of, make money by, obtain a return, reap the fruits of, reap an advantage, gain an advantage, turn a penny, turn an honest penny, make the pot boil, bring grist to the mill, make money, coin money, raise money, raise funds, raise the wind, fill one's pocket, treasure up, realize, clear, produce, take, get back, recover, regain, retrieve, revendicate, replevy, redeem, come by one's own, come by, come in for, receive, inherit, step into a fortune, step into the shoes of, succeed to, get hold of, get between one's finger and thumb, get into one's hand, get at, take possession, come into possession, enter into possession, be profitable, pay, answer, accrue.

Worship

N worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation, kneeling, genuflection, prostration, prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, intercession, orison, holy breathing, petition, collect, litany, Lord's prayer, paternoster, beadroll, latria, dulia, hyperdulia, vigils, revival, cult, anxious meeting, camp meeting, ebenezer, virginal, thanksgiving, giving thanks, returning thanks, grace, praise, glorification, benediction, doxology, hosanna, hallelujah, allelujah, Te Deum, non nobis Domine, nunc dimittis, paean, benschen, Ave Maria, O Salutaris, Sanctus, The Annunciation, Tersanctus, Trisagion, psalm, psalmody, hymn, plain song, chant, chaunt, response, anthem, motet, antiphon, antiphony, oblation, sacrifice, incense, libation, burnt offering, heave offering, votive offering, offertory, discipline, self-discipline, self-examination, self-denial, fasting, divine service, office, duty, exercises, morning prayer, mass, matins, evensong, vespers, undernsong, tierce, holyday, worshipper, congregation, communicant, celebrant, worshipping, devout, devotional, reverent, pure, solemn, fervid, Int, hallelujah, allelujah!, hosanna!, glory be to God!, O Lord!, pray God that!, God grant, God bless, God save, God forbid!, sursum corda, making their lives a prayer, ora et labora, prayers ardent open heaven.

Judgment

VB judge, conclude, come to a conclusion, draw a conclusion, arrive at a conclusion, ascertain, determine, make up one's mind, deduce, derive, gather, collect, draw an inference, make a deduction, weet, ween, form an estimate, estimate, appreciate, value, count, assess, rate, rank, account, regard, consider, think of, look upon, review, size up, settle, pass an opinion, give an opinion, decide, try, pronounce, rule, pass judgment, pass sentence, sentence, doom, find, give judgment, deliver judgment, adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, award, report, bring in a verdict, make absolute, set a question at rest, confirm, comment, criticize, kibitz, pass under review, investigate, hold the scales, sit in judgment, try judgment, hear a cause.

Intelligibility

VB be intelligible, speak for itself, speak volumes, tell its own tale, lie on the surface, render intelligible, popularize, simplify, clear up, elucidate, understand, comprehend, take, take in, catch, grasp, follow, collect, master, make out, see with half an eye, see daylight, see one's way, enter into the ideas of, come to an understanding.


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