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1 collect /kəˈlɛkt/ verb
collects; collected; collecting
1 collect
/kəˈlɛkt/
verb
collects; collected; collecting
Learner's definition of COLLECT
[+ object]
: to get (things) from different places and bring them together
: to get (one or more things) from a place
: to get (similar things) and bring them together as a hobby
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to get control of (your thoughts, emotions, etc.)
[+ object] : to ask for and get (money that someone owes you)
: to be given or paid (money)
[+ object]
[no object]
+ on
: to ask people to give (money or other things) to a group that helps people, a political candidate, etc.
[+ object]
often + for
[no object]
: to come together in a large amount as time passes
[no object]
[+ object]
see also collect dust at 1dust
[+ object] : to go somewhere in order to get (someone you will bring or take to another place)

collect up

[phrasal verb]
collect up (something) or collect (something) up British
: to gather (things) together
2 collect /kəˈlɛkt/ adjective
2 collect
/kəˈlɛkt/
adjective
Learner's definition of COLLECT
US, of a telephone call
: paid for by the person who is receiving the call

— collect

adverb
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