(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
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
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.
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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