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Collect (v. t.) To gather into one body or place; to assemble or bring together; to obtain by gathering.
Collect (v. t.) To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other indebtedness; as, to collect taxes.
Collect (v. t.) To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises.
Collect (v. i.) To assemble together; as, the people collected in a crowd; to accumulate; as, snow collects in banks.
Collect (v. i.) To infer; to conclude.
Collect (v. t.) A short, comprehensive prayer, adapted to a particular day, occasion, or condition, and forming part of a liturgy.