1. collect, prayer, petition, orison

usage: a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England


1. roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard, store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away

usage: 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"

2. collect, take in, take

usage: call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"

3. gather, garner, collect, pull together

usage: assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"

4. collect, pull in, roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard

usage: get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"

5. collect, pick up, gather up, call for, get, acquire

usage: 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"


1. collect, cod, due (vs. undue)

usage: payable by the recipient on delivery; "a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel"


1. collect

usage: make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays; "call collect"; "send a package collect"

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