Definitions
collect Tweet Definition of collect Like Definition of collect on Facebook
noun (sometimes capitalized)
  1. (Christianity) The prayer said before the reading of the epistle lesson, especially one found in a prayerbook, as with the Book of Common Prayer.
He used the day's collect as the basis of his sermon.
verb 
  1. gather, Gather together; amass items.
Suzanne collected all the papers she had laid out.
  1. get, Get; particularly, get from someone.
A bank collects a monthly payment on a client's new car loan.
A mortgage company collects a monthly payment on a house.
  1. accumulate, Accumulate similar items or items belonging to a particular theme, particularly for a hobby or recreation.
John Henry collects stamps.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: verzamelen, opstapelen
  • German: sammeln, anhí¤ufen
Etymology: (noun) From French collecte(verb) From French collecter


Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for collect for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.