collect collect  /kə ˈlɛkt/


  1. (n) a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  2. (v) get or gather together
  3. (v) call for and obtain payment of
  4. (v) assemble or get together
  5. (v) get or bring together
  6. (v) gather or collect
  7. (adj) payable by the recipient on delivery
  8. (adv) make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays


  1. Willaims Township doesn't act on ruling enabling them to collect back taxes from landfill

    The evening ended with no satisfaction for at least a dozen residents Wednesday who hoped Williams Township supervisors would act on a recent court ruling enabling them to collect back taxes from a township landfill one resident estimated at $32 million.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  2. Former Ficano aide, 41, starts process to collect $96K a year pension for life

    A former top aide to Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is barely in his 40s and poised to collect a pension that will pay him nearly $100,000 per year for the rest of his life.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Gazette.Net: Mount Rainier church looking to collect 1,000 water bottles

    Garden of Gethsemane Church in Mount Rainier is looking to collect 1,000 water bottles to distribute at its Health Fair Fun Day on June 27. The water bottles will be given to residents who attend the event as well as information about the health benefits of drinking water, said Timea Gaines , director of community and media affairs for the church.
    on June 12, 2013     Source:

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  1. "This was not a failure to collect intelligence. It was a failure to integrate and understand the intelligence that we already had," Obama said. "That's not acceptable, and I will not tolerate it."
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "I think those programs were absolutely essential to the success we enjoyed of being able to collect the intelligence that let us defeat all further attempts to launch attacks against the United States since 9/11," Mr. Cheney said of Bush...
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Muslims, today is your day. Strike the interests of the Jews, the Americans and all those who participated in the attack on Muslims," al-Zawahri said. "Monitor the targets, collect money, prepare the equipment, plan with precision and then -...
    on Mar 24, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: 940 News

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