Sinónimo collect | diccionario de inglés sinónimos



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

! what you throw with the foot to day, you collect it with the hand tomorrow n.
ce que tu jettes aujourd'hui avec le pied, tu le ramasses demain avec la main

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