Übersetzung von “collect” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /kəˈlekt/ us /kəˈlekt/

A2 to get and keep things of one type, such as stamps or coins, as a hobby

She collects dolls.

B1 to get things from different places and bring them together

The police collected a lot of information during the investigation.

to ask people to give you money for something, for example a charity

I’m collecting money for the flood victims.

to gradually increase in amount in a place

Dust had collected on top of the refrigerator.

A2 UK to go to a place and bring someone or something away from it

She collects Anna from school at 3.30.
adjective, adverb uk /kəˈlekt/ us /kəˈlekt/ US

If you call collect or make a collect phone call, the person you call pays for the call.

a cobro revertido
She called her parents collect.

(Übersetzung von “collect” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kəˈlekt/

to bring or come together; to gather

reunir, recopilar
People are collecting in front of the house
I collect stamps
I’m collecting (money) for cancer research
He’s trying to collect his thoughts.

to call for and take away

She collects the children from school each day.
collected adjective

gathered together in one book etc

the collected poems of Robert Burns.

composed; cool

She appeared quite calm and collected.
collection /-ʃən/ noun

(an) act of collecting

Your letter won’t get to London tomorrow – you’ve missed the last collection (= of mail from a postbox) for today.

a set of objects etc collected

a stamp collection.
collective /-tiv/ adjective

of a number of people etc combined into one group

This success was the result of a collective effort.

(linguistics) of a noun, taking a singular verb but standing for many things taken as a whole

’Cattle’ is a collective noun.
collectively adverb

They were collectively responsible for the man’s death.
collector noun

a person who collects, as a job or as a hobby

a coin/stamp collector.

(Übersetzung von “collect” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)