collect translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "collect" - English-Spanish dictionary


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.
(Definition of collect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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