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