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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To gather in one place.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To gather in one place. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A short prayer.

Usage examples (40)
  • One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach; one can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.
  • Call collect
  • A collect call
  • She called collect which is what prisoners have to do. for more
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