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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
collect /kə'lekt/
  • ngoại động từ
    • tập hợp lại
    • (thông tục) đến lấy, đi lấy, thu lượm, thu thập, góp nhặt, sưu tầm
      • to collect news: lượm tin
      • to collect taxes: thu thuế
      • to collect letters: lấy thư
      • to collect stamps: sưu tầm tem
    • tập trung (tư tưởng...)
      • to collect oneself: trấn tĩnh, bình tĩnh lại
    • suy ra, rút ra
      • I collect from your words that...: qua những lời anh nói tôi suy ra là...
  • nội động từ
    • tập hợp, tụ hợp lại
    • dồn lại, ứ lại, đọng lại
      • rabbish collect: rác ứ lại
Concise Dictionary
collects|collected|collectingkə'lekt
noun
+a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
verb
+get or gather together
+call for and obtain payment of
+assemble or get together
+get or bring together
+gather or collect
adj.
+payable by the recipient on delivery
adv.
+make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays
Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 gather (together), get or bring or come or together, amass, accumulate, assemble, compile, pile up, heap up, rack up; convene, congregate, converge, rally, meet:
A crowd had collected outside the mayor's home. They were collecting evidence for their case.
2 summon (up), draw (up), muster, gather (up), concentrate:
She collected all her courage to ask for an increase in salary.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, adjective, adverb
+ verb
bring together
1 [VN] ~ sth (from sb/sth) to bring things together from different people or places
Synonym: GATHER
to collect data / evidence / information + We're collecting signatures for a petition. + Samples were collected from over 200 patients.
as hobby
2 [VN] to buy or find things of a particular type and keep them as a hobby: to collect stamps / postcards / fossils
See also - STAMP COLLECTING
of people
3 [V] to come together in one place to form a larger group
Synonym: GATHER
A crowd began to collect in front of the embassy.
increase in amount
4 to gradually increase in amount in a place; to gradually obtain more and more of sth in a place
Synonym: ACCUMULATE
[V] Dirt had collected in the corners of the room. + [VN] We seem to have collected an enormous number of boxes (= without intending to). + That guitar's been sitting collecting dust (= not being used) for years now. + It's amazing how she collects friends.
take away
5 [VN] ~ sb/sth (from ...) to go somewhere in order to take sb/sth away: What day do they collect the rubbish / garbage? + The package is waiting to be collected. + (BrE) She's gone to collect her son from school.
money
6 ~ (sth) (for sth) to ask people to give you money for a particular purpose: [V] We're collecting for local charities. + [VN] We collected over £300 for the appeal.
7 [VN] to obtain the money, etc. that sb owes, for example by going to their house to get it: to collect rent / debts / tax
receive / win
8 to receive sth; to win sth: [VN] to collect a prize / a medal + She collected £25 000 in compensation. + She collected $50 000 on her husband's life insurance policies. [also V]
Idioms: collect yourself / your thoughts
1 to try to control your emotions and become calm: I'm fine-I just need a minute to collect myself.
2 to prepare yourself mentally for sth: She paused to collect her thoughts before entering the interview room.
Phrasal Verbs: collect sth<->up to bring together things that are no longer being used: Would somebody collect up all the dirty glasses?
+ adjective (AmE) (of a telephone call) paid for by the person who receives the call: to make a collect call
See also - REVERSE v. (7)
collect adverb: to call sb collect

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