Meaning of re-collect

re-col•lect

Pronunciation: (rē"ku-lekt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to collect, gather, or assemble again (something scattered).
  2. to rally (one's faculties, powers, spirits, etc.); recover or compose (oneself&hasp;).

rec•ol•lect

Pronunciation: (rek"u-lekt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to recall to mind; recover knowledge of by memory; remember.
  2. to absorb (oneself&hasp;) in spiritual meditation, esp. during prayer.
—v.i.
  1. to have a recollection; remember.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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