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collect

 
Adjective collect has 1 sense
  1. collect, cod - payment due by the recipient on delivery; "a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel"
    Antonyms: undue, not due (indirect, via due)
Adverbial collect has 1 sense
  1. collect - make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays; "call collect"; "send a package collect"
Noun collect has 1 sense
  1. collect - a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
    --1 is a kind of
    prayer, petition, orison
Verb collect has 5 senses
  1. roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
    --1 is one way to store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away
    Derived forms: noun collection4, noun collecting1
    Sample sentence:
    The crowds collect in the streets
  2. collect, take in - call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
    --2 is one way to take
    Derived form: noun collector2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  3. gather, garner, collect, pull together - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
    Derived forms: noun collection4, noun collecting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. collect, pull in - get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"
    --4 is one way to roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard
    Derived forms: noun collection4, noun collecting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. collect, pick up, gather up, call for - gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"
    --5 is one way to get, acquire
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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