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1    accumulate, aggregate, amass, assemble, gather, heap, hoard, save, stockpile  
2    assemble, cluster, congregate, convene, converge, flock together, rally  
3    acquire, muster, obtain, raise, secure, solicit  
   disperse, distribute, scatter, spread, strew  
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  ( collects    3rd person present)   ( collecting    present participle)   ( collected    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you collect a number of things, you bring them together from several places or from several people.   (=gather)  
Two young girls were collecting firewood...      V n  
1.5 million signatures have been collected.      V n  
2       verb   If you collect things, such as stamps or books, as a hobby, you get a large number of them over a period of time because they interest you.  
One of Tony's hobbies was collecting rare birds.      V n  
  collecting      n-uncount   with supp, oft n N  
...hobbies like stamp collecting and fishing.     
3       verb   When you collect someone or something, you go and get them from the place where they are waiting for you or have been left for you.  
  (BRIT)   (=pick up)  
David always collects Alistair from school on Wednesdays...      V n from n  
After collecting the cash, the kidnapper made his escape down the disused railway line.      V n  
in AM, usually use pick up     
4       verb   If a substance collects somewhere, or if something collects it, it keeps arriving over a period of time and is held in that place or thing.  
Methane gas does collect in the mines around here.      V prep/adv  
...water tanks which collect rainwater from the house roof.      V n, Also V  
5       verb   If something collects light, energy, or heat, it attracts it.  
Like a telescope it has a curved mirror to collect the sunlight.      V n  
6       verb   If you collectfor a charity or for a present for someone, you ask people to give you money for it.  
Are you collecting for charity?...      V for n  
They collected donations for a fund to help military families.      V n for n, Also V n  
7       verb   If you collectyourself or collect your thoughts, you make an effort to calm yourself or prepare yourself mentally.   (=compose)  
She paused for a moment to collect herself...      V pron-refl  
He was grateful for a chance to relax and collect his thoughts.      V n  
8       adj   A collect call is a telephone call that is paid for by the person receiving it, not the person making it.  
  (AM)   ADJ n  
She received a collect phone call from Alaska.      If you call collect when you make a telephone call, the person who you are phoning pays the cost of the call and not you.  
call collect      phrase   V inflects  
Should you lose your ticket call collect on STA's helpline.     
in BRIT, usually use reverse the charges     

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Consulte también:

collected, collector, collection, collective

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