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Coming into possession of
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Picking up or fetching something
“Michael quickly dressed and went to collect the kids from swim practice.”
Present participle for to acquire or store an increasing number or quantity of
“We need to collect some wood for the fireplace.”
Present participle for to accumulate or gather together into a single mass or collection
“The growth habit of the plants is such that few dead leaves would collect during the fall and winter.”
Present participle for to come together and form a group (of people)
“A crowd would collect outside the department store, waiting for its doors to open.”
Present participle for to ask for and receive (charitable donations)
“He started a GoFundMe page to collect money for a new laptop.”
Present participle for to concentrate (one's thoughts)
“it was suggested that I go to my room, collect my thoughts and let them know what I wanted to do.”
Present participle for to regain control of oneself, typically after a shock
“He paused for a moment to collect himself after the emotional speech.”
Present participle for to assimilate into a single body, structure or system
“A publishing company would collect the author's early works.”
A quantity or group of accumulated items
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The process or period of gathering in crops
A thing, especially a book, record, or broadcast programme, that is put together by assembling previously separate items
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