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Come together and form a group
“A crowd collected outside.”
Obtain (money)
“The legislation also authorizes NASA to collect gifts and donations, over the next five years, for the Columbia Memorial.”
To gradually form into a layer, pile, or mass
“So we're going to go to Freshers' fairs to collect mobile numbers and sign students up with a form which will give us permission to contact them by mobile phone.”
Call for and take away; fetch
“Matt dressed quickly and went to collect Danielle and Kati from swim practice.”
To gather together
“The group of journalists began sobbing; it took 10 minutes for the reporters and photographers, all of whom had grown fond of the engaging baby, to collect themselves.”
To gather together
“I was met with great compassion and it was suggested that I go to my room, collect my thoughts and let them know what I wanted to do.”
To gain emotional or mental control of
“… applicants should collect their thoughts while waiting to be interviewed.”
To bring together from several sources into a single volume or list
“… collected the author's early short stories, which were originally published in several obscure sci-fi magazines.”
To bring together in one body or place
“… she collects antique silverware.”
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