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Definition of COLLECTED

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Collect \Col*lect"\ (k[o^]l*l[e^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Collected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Collecting}.] [L. collecrus, p. p. of collerige to bind together; col- + legere to gather: cf. OF. collecter. See {Legend}, and cf. {Coil}, v. t., {Cull}, v. t.]
     1. To gather into one body or place; to assemble or bring together; to obtain by gathering. [1913 Webster]

              A band of men
              Collected choicely from each country. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

              'Tis memory alone that enriches the mind, by preserving what our labor and industry daily collect.                              --Watts. [1913 Webster]

     2. To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other indebtedness; as, to collect taxes. [1913 Webster]

     3. To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises. [Archaic.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

              Which sequence, I conceive, is very ill collected.
                                                    --Locke. [1913 Webster]

     {To collect one's self}, to recover from surprise, embarrassment, or fear; to regain self-control.

     Syn: To gather; assemble; congregate; muster; accumulate; garner; aggregate; amass; infer; deduce. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Collected \Col*lect"ed\, a.
     1. Gathered together.
        [1913 Webster]

     2. Self-possessed; calm; composed.
        [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

106 Moby Thesaurus words for "collected": accumulated, agglomerate, aggregate, allied, amassed, assembled, associated, assured, at ease, backlogged, balanced, banded together, bound, bracketed, bunched, bundled, calm, clumped, clustered, combined, comfortable, complacent, composed, confident, conglomerate, congregate, congregated, conjoined, connected, controlled, cool, copulate, coupled, cumulate, easy, easygoing, equanimous, equilibrious, fascicled, fasciculated, garnered, gathered, glomerate, hand-in-glove, hand-in-hand, heaped, hoarded, imperturbable, in session, incorporated, integrated, intimate, joined, joint, knotted, laid up, leagued, levelheaded, linked, lumped, massed, matched, mated, meeting, merged, nonchalant, packaged, paired, peaceful, piled, placid, poised, possessed, quiet, recollected, sanguine, sedate, self-assured, self-confident, self-controlled, self-possessed, self-restrained, self-satisfied, serene, smug, spliced, stacked, still, stockpiled, stored, sure, tied, together, tranquil, treasured, undivided, unexcited, unflappable, united, unperturbed, unruffled, unseparated, wedded, well-balanced, wrapped up, yoked

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]

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