Part of speech: verb

To bring or come together; gather; assemble; accumulate.

Part of speech: adjective

Collectable or collectible.

Part of speech: noun

A short condensed prayer.

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Usage examples "collect":

  1. Try and collect yourself; this has surprised and upset you," he said, sharply. - "Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir", Charles Garvice.
  2. As fast as he could collect a few rags and sticks, the police would be after them. - "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.
  3. Aby, indeed, had said that his father had gone down to collect money that was due to him; but then Fanny did not believe all that Aby said. - "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.