Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /kəˈlekt/

Translation of collect in French:


  • (AmE) to call sb collect appeler qn en PCV


  • 5 faire la levée de [mail, post]
  • 6 (pick up) aller chercher [person]; récupérer [keys, book]


  • 1 [dust, leaves] s'accumuler; [people] se rassembler
  • 2to collect for charity faire la quête pour des bonnes œuvres

pp adj (collected)

  • 2 (assembled) the collected works of Dickens les œuvres complètes de Dickens

Definition of collect in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day quintillion
Pronunciation: kwinˈtilyən
a thousand raised to the power of six…