collect

collect
I ['kəlekt]
nome relig. (prayer) colletta f.
II [kə'lekt]
avverbio AE tel.

to call sb. collect — telefonare a qcn. con addebito al destinatario

III 1. [kə'lekt]
verbo transitivo
1) (gather) raccogliere [wood, litter, eggs, signatures]; raccogliere, mettere insieme [evidence, documents]

to collect one's wits — riprendersi

to collect one's strength — recuperare le forze

to collect one's thoughts — raccogliere o riordinare le idee

2) (as hobby) collezionare, fare collezione di [stamps, coins]
3) (receive, contain) (intentionally) raccogliere [rain water]; (accidentally) [objects] raccogliere, prendere [dust]
4) (obtain) incassare, percepire [rent]; incassare, riscuotere [money, tax, fine]; recuperare [debt]; guadagnare, vincere [sum]
5) (take away) raccogliere [rubbish]; ritirare, levare [mail, post]
6) (pick up) andare a prendere [person]; ritirare [keys, book, suit]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (accumulate) [dust, leaves] accumularsi, ammassarsi; [crowd] raccogliersi, riunirsi
2) (raise money)

to collect for charity — raccogliere denaro per beneficenza

* * *
[kə'lekt] 1. verb
1) (to bring or come together; to gather: People are collecting in front of the house; I collect stamps; I'm collecting (money) for cancer research; He's trying to collect his thoughts.) riunirsi
2) (to call for and take away: She collects the children from school each day.) andare a prendere
- collection
- collective
2. noun
(a farm or organization run by a group of workers for the good of all of them.) collettivo
- collector
* * *
collect (1) /kəˈlɛkt/
avv. (USA)
1 (posta) con addebito al destinatario
2 (telef.) a carico del (o con addebito al) ricevente: to call sb. collect, telefonare a q. facendogli addebitare il costo della chiamata; telefonare a q. a suo carico; collect call, telefonata a carico del ricevente.
collect (2) /ˈkɒlɛkt/
n.
(relig.) colletta (preghiera).
♦ (to) collect /kəˈlɛkt/
A v. t.
1 raccogliere: to collect data, raccogliere dati; to collect money for charity, raccogliere denaro da dare in beneficenza
2 radunare; riunire; raccogliere: He collected (up) all his papers and left, ha raccolto (o preso su) tutte le sue carte ed è uscito
3 raccogliere; accumulare: to collect water in a basin, raccogliere l'acqua in una vasca
4 collezionare; fare collezione di: to collect china dolls, collezionare bambole di porcellana; to collect stamps, fare raccolta di francobolli
5 andare a prendere; ritirare: The parcel will be collected at 2pm, il pacco sarà ritirato alle due; to collect kids from school, andare a prendere i bambini a scuola; What time is the post last collected?, a che ora è l'ultima levata della posta?
6 (trasp.) far salire, prendere a bordo (passeggeri)
7 (comm.) incassare, riscuotere; recuperare (un credito): to collect a cheque, incassare un assegno; to collect taxes, riscuotere le imposte; to collect bad debts, recuperare crediti inesigibili
8 (mat.) raccogliere (termini di un'equazione, ecc.)
B v. i.
1 radunarsi; riunirsi; raccogliersi
2 raccogliersi; accumularsi: Dust had collected on all surfaces, su tutte le superfici si era accumulata polvere
3 raccogliere denaro, offerte: to collect for the poor, raccogliere denaro per i poveri
4 (comm.) fare l'esattore; fare riscossioni
to collect one's courage, farsi coraggio □ to collect oneself, riprendere la padronanza di sé; riprendersi; riaversi □ to collect one's thoughts, riordinare le idee; concentrarsi □ (mat.) to collect the unknown terms, raccogliere le incognite.
* * *
I ['kəlekt]
nome relig. (prayer) colletta f.
II [kə'lekt]
avverbio AE tel.

to call sb. collect — telefonare a qcn. con addebito al destinatario

III 1. [kə'lekt]
verbo transitivo
1) (gather) raccogliere [wood, litter, eggs, signatures]; raccogliere, mettere insieme [evidence, documents]

to collect one's wits — riprendersi

to collect one's strength — recuperare le forze

to collect one's thoughts — raccogliere o riordinare le idee

2) (as hobby) collezionare, fare collezione di [stamps, coins]
3) (receive, contain) (intentionally) raccogliere [rain water]; (accidentally) [objects] raccogliere, prendere [dust]
4) (obtain) incassare, percepire [rent]; incassare, riscuotere [money, tax, fine]; recuperare [debt]; guadagnare, vincere [sum]
5) (take away) raccogliere [rubbish]; ritirare, levare [mail, post]
6) (pick up) andare a prendere [person]; ritirare [keys, book, suit]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (accumulate) [dust, leaves] accumularsi, ammassarsi; [crowd] raccogliersi, riunirsi
2) (raise money)

to collect for charity — raccogliere denaro per beneficenza


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