Synonyms of collect in English:

collect


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verb

1‘he collected the picnic debris’

SYNONYMS

gather, accumulate, assemble

amass, stockpile, pile up, heap up, rack up, run up, scrape together, store, store up, hoard, save, cumulate, lay in, lay up, garner

mass, increase, multiply, accrue, snowball

British tot up

informal stash, stash away

ANTONYMS

distribute, squander

2‘a crowd soon collected’

SYNONYMS

come together, get together, gather, assemble, meet, muster, cluster, rally, congregate, convene, converge, flock together

rare foregather

ANTONYMS

disperse

3‘I must collect the children from school’

SYNONYMS

fetch, come to get, go to get, come and get, go and get, call for, come for, go for, meet

ANTONYMS

take, drop off

4‘they are collecting money for charity’

SYNONYMS

raise, appeal for, ask for, ask people to give, solicit, secure, obtain, acquire, gather

ANTONYMS

distribute, give away

5‘he paused for a moment to collect himself’

SYNONYMS

recover, regain one's composure, pull oneself together, take a hold of oneself, steady oneself

informal get a grip, get a grip on oneself, get one's act together, snap out of it

6‘she returned to her room to collect her thoughts’

SYNONYMS

muster, summon, summon up, gather, gather together, get together, rally, call into action, marshal, mobilize, screw up