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    collect - Dictionary definition and meaning for word collect

    Definition
    (noun) a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England Definition
    (verb) get or gather together
    Synonyms : accumulate , amass , compile , hoard , pile up , roll up
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) call for and obtain payment of
    Synonyms : take in
    Example Sentence
    • we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts
    • he collected the rent
    Definition
    (verb) assemble or get together
    Synonyms : garner , gather , pull together
    Example Sentence
    • gather some stones
    • pull your thoughts together
    Definition
    (verb) get or bring together
    Synonyms : pull in
    Example Sentence
    • accumulate evidence
    Definition
    (verb) gather or collect
    Synonyms : call for , gather up , pick up
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) payable by the recipient on delivery
    Synonyms : cod
    Example Sentence
    • a collect call
    • the letter came collect
    • a COD parcel
    Definition
    (adv) make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays
    Example Sentence
    • call collect
    • send a package collect
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