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collect(Gather), verb accumulate, acquire, add to, aggregate, amalgamate, amass, assemble, bring to a common center, bring to a point of union, bring together, compile, concentrate, conferre, congerere, conglomerate, convene, convocare, draw together, embrace, gain, garner, gather together, group, incorporate, join, mass, muster, pile, put together, reunite, roll into one, unify, unite
Associated concepts: collect rent, collect special assesssents
collect(Recover money), verb accept, acquire, appropriate, arrogate, assume, be given, be paid, collect payyent, demand and obtain payment, exact payment, gain, get back, get money, get possession of, levy, obtain payment, profit, raise, raise contributions, raise funds, reacquire, realize, receive money, receive payment, reclaim, recompense, recoup, recover, redeem, regain, secure, secure payment, sequester, settle accounts with, take back again, take possession
Associated concepts: collect a debt, collect on delivery, collect taxes, collecting bank
See also: accrue, accumulate, acquire, aggregate, codify, compile, concentrate, congregate, conjoin, consolidate, convene, cull, excise, extract, fund, gain, garner, glean, hoard, hold, increase, join, levy, meet, obtain, possess, purchase, read, reap, receive, recruit, select, store, tax, unite