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Translation of "collect" - English-Spanish dictionary

collect

verb   /kəˈlekt/
A2 to get and keep things of one type, such as stamps or coins, as a hobby coleccionar She collects dolls.
B1 to get things from different places and bring them together recoger The police collected a lot of information during the investigation.
to ask people to give you money for something, for example a charity recolectar I’m collecting money for the flood victims.
to gradually increase in amount in a place acumularse Dust had collected on top of the refrigerator.
A2 UK to go to a place and bring someone or something away from it recoger She collects Anna from school at 3.30.
adjective, adverb   /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.
(Definition of collect from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

collect

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 recoger She collects the children from school each day.
collected adjective
gathered together in one book etc completo the collected poems of Robert Burns.
composed; cool sereno She appeared quite calm and collected.
collection /-ʃən/ noun
(an) act of collecting recogida 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 colección a stamp collection.
collective /-tiv/ adjective
of a number of people etc combined into one group colectivo 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 colectivo ’Cattle’ is a collective noun.
collectively adverb
colectivamente They were collectively responsible for the man’s death.
collector noun
a person who collects, as a job or as a hobby coleccionista a coin/stamp collector.
(Definition of collect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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