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Definition 1: a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England - [noun denoting communication]

(collect is a kind of ...) reverent petition to a deity

Definition 2: assemble or get together - [verb of contact]

Samples where collect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gather some stones
  • pull your thoughts together

Synonyms for collect in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of collect ) make ready for action or use

"marshal resources"

(... is a kind of collect ) collect or gather into shocks

"shock grain"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean

(... is a kind of collect ) gather pearls, from oysters in the ocean

(... is a kind of collect ) gather sponges, in the ocean

(... is a kind of collect ) gather oysters, dig oysters

(... is a kind of collect ) gather nests

(... is a kind of collect ) gather birdnests

"They went birdnesting in the early morning"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather snails

"We went snailing in the summer"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather nuts

(... is a kind of collect ) look for and gather

"pick mushrooms" "pick flowers"

(... is a kind of collect ) seek out and bring together

"round up some loyal followers"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather or bring together

"muster the courage to do something" "she rallied her intellect" "Summon all your courage"

(... is a kind of collect ) collect discarded material

"She scavenged the garbage cans for food"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather into a hive

"The beekeeper hived the swarm"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather into a club-like mass

"club hair"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather, as of natural products

"harvest the grapes"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather with a rake

"rake leaves"

(... is a kind of collect ) arrange into piles or stacks

"She piled up her books in my living room"

Definition 3: get or bring together - [verb of contact]

Samples where collect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • accumulate evidence

Synonyms for collect in the sense of this definition

(collect is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of collect ) put into an archive

(... is a kind of collect ) gather

"drum up support"

Definition 4: get or gather together - [verb of possession]

Samples where collect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for collect in the sense of this definition

(collect is a kind of ...) keep or lay aside for future use

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

(... is a kind of collect ) place or store up in a fund for accumulation

(... is a kind of collect ) accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability

"fund a medical care plan"

(... is a kind of collect ) take in and retain

"We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"

(... is a kind of collect ) make into a bale

"bale hay"

(... is a kind of collect ) put together indiscriminately

"lump together all the applicants"

(... is a kind of collect ) gather (money or other resources) together over time

"She had scraped together enough money for college" "they scratched a meager living"

(... is a kind of collect ) get or bring together

"accumulate evidence"

(... is a kind of collect ) collect or gather

"corralling votes for an election"

(... is a kind of collect ) pile up (debts or scores)

Definition 5: call for and obtain payment of - [verb of possession]

Samples where collect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts
  • he collected the rent

Synonyms for collect in the sense of this definition

(collect is a kind of ...) take into one's possession

"We are taking an orphan from Romania" "I'll take three salmon steaks"

(... is a kind of collect ) collect fees or profits

(... is a kind of collect ) collect funds for a specific purpose

"The President raised several million dollars for his college"

Definition 6: gather or collect - [verb of possession]

Samples where collect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for collect in the sense of this definition

(collect is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"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"

Definition 7: make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where collect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • call collect
  • send a package collect

Definition 8: payable by the recipient on delivery - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where collect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a collect call
  • the letter came collect
  • a COD parcel

Synonyms for collect in the sense of this definition

(collect is similar to ...) owed and payable immediately or on demand

"payment is due"

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