Bedeutung von “collect” im Essential American English Dictionary


verb 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.
I’m collecting money on behalf of Oxfam.

to gradually increase in amount in a place:

Dust had collected on top of the refrigerator.

(Definition von “collect verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)