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(noun, adverb, adj.sat, verb, adj.)


There are 9 meanings of the word Collect.

How to pronounce collect:

Def 1 US

Collect - as a noun

A short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the church of rome or the church of england

Collect - as an adverb

Make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays

Example: "Call collect"

Collect - as an adjective satellite

Payable by the recipient on delivery

Example: "A collect call"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Collect - as a verb

Get or gather together

Example: "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
accumulate16amass7compile13hoard9pile uproll up
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
hive awaylay input insalt awaystack awaystash awaystore5
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Call for and obtain payment of

Example: "We collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Get or bring together

Example: "Accumulate evidence"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
accumulate16amass7collect11compile13hoard9pile uproll up
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Gather or collect

Example: "You can get the results on monday"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
call forgather uppick up

Collect - as an adjective

To be paid for by the recipient, as a telephone call or a shipment.

Example: "It was to be a collect delivery, but no-one was available to pay."

Example Sentences

"I collect stamps as a hobby."
"They collect donations for the local charity."
"She collects seashells on the beach."
"He collects rare coins from around the world."
"The museum collects artifacts from different time periods."
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Word Game Points

Is COLLECT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, collect is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

COLLECT has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is COLLECT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, collect is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
COLLECT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is COLLECT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, collect is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
COLLECT has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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