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Definition of Collect


  1. To gather into one body or place; to assemble or bring together; to obtain by gathering.
  2. To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other indebtedness; as, to collect taxes.
  3. To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises.
  4. To assemble together; as, the people collected in a crowd; to accumulate; as, snow collects in banks.
  5. To infer; to conclude.
  6. A short, comprehensive prayer, adapted to a particular day, occasion, or condition, and forming part of a liturgy.

Collect Quotations

Smart phones and social media expand our universe. We can connect with others or collect information easier and faster than ever.
Daniel Goleman

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

You collect people to take with you. Some people change, other people don't... it's wonderful because I've met some incredible friends.
Imogen Poots

But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.
Christopher Columbus

I don't know what you're going through life doing if you're not really trying to collect some really great memories.
Channing Tatum
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Collect Translations

collect in Afrikaans is versamel, bymekaarbring
collect in Danish is samle
collect in Dutch is inzamelen, innen, collecteren
collect in French is recueillir, recuellir, recueillez, encaisser
collect in German is zusammenfassen, zusammenfassen, sammeln
collect in Italian is incassare, raccogliere, ritirare
collect in Latin is compello, lego
collect in Portuguese is colete, colher
collect in Spanish is cobrar, coleccionar, cobrar
collect in Swedish is indriva, inkassera, samla, samla, ansamla, insamla
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