Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb collect

5 senses of collect

Sense 1
roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard -- (get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune")
       => store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away -- (keep or lay aside for future use; "store grain for the winter"; "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat")

Sense 2
collect, take in -- (call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent")
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Sense 3
gather, garner, collect, pull together -- (assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together")

Sense 4
collect, pull in -- (get or bring together; "accumulate evidence")
       => roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard -- (get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune")

Sense 5
collect, pick up, gather up, call for -- (gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Antonyms of adj collected

2 senses of collected

Sense 1
collected (vs. uncollected), gathered (vs. ungathered) -- (brought together in one place; "the collected works of Milton"; "the gathered folds of the skirt")

uncollected (vs. collected), ungathered (vs. gathered) -- (not brought together in one place; "uncollected garbage in the streets")

Sense 2
collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed -- (in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble")

INDIRECT (VIA composed) -> discomposed -- (having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air")

Similarity of adj collected

2 senses of collected

Sense 1
collected (vs. uncollected), gathered (vs. ungathered) -- (brought together in one place; "the collected works of Milton"; "the gathered folds of the skirt")
       Participle of verb collect (Sense 3)
      => gather, garner, collect, pull together -- (assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together")

Sense 2
collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed -- (in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble")
       => composed (vs. discomposed) -- (serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time")

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