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Synonyms of collect in English:


  • 1 he collected the picnic debris dust and dirt collect so quickly
    [Antonyms] distribute, squander
  • 2 a crowd soon collected
    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
    fetch, go/come to get, go/come and get, call for, go/come for, meet
    [Antonyms] take, drop off
  • 4 they are collecting money for charity
    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
    recover, regain one's composure, pull oneself together, take a hold of oneself, steady oneself
  • 6 she returned to her room to collect her thoughts
    muster, summon (up), gather (together), get together, rally, call into action, marshal, mobilize, screw up
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