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Verb
Present participle for come together and form a group
“A crowd collected outside.”
Verb
Present participle for obtain (money)
“The legislation also authorizes NASA to collect gifts and donations, over the next five years, for the Columbia Memorial.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for call for and take away; fetch
“Matt dressed quickly and went to collect Danielle and Kati from swim practice.”
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Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to gain emotional or mental control of
“… applicants should collect their thoughts while waiting to be interviewed.”
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Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to bring together in one body or place
“… she collects antique silverware.”
Noun
A mass or quantity that has piled up or that has been gathered over a period of time
Verb
The act of collecting
Adjective
Noun
The gathering of a mature crop
Noun
Growth or increase by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter
Noun
The process or period of gathering in crops
Adjective
Lacking employment
Noun
The buying or obtaining of assets or objects
Noun
The action of acquiring something
Noun
A mass or quantity that has piled up or that has been gathered over a period of time
Noun
A thing, especially a book, record, or broadcast programme, that is put together by assembling previously separate items
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