[n] a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
[adv] make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays; "call collect"; "send a package collect"
[adj] payment due by the recipient on delivery; "a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel"
[v] assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
[v] get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"
[v] move together
[v] call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"
[v] get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for athe man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"
[v] gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"
accumulate, amass, call for, cod, compile, congregate, due, garner, gather, gather, gather up, hoard, owed, pick up, pile up, pull in, pull together, take in