Hindi translation of 'collect'
collect /kəˈlekt कअˈलेक्ट्/
Word forms: collects, collecting, collected
1. transitive verb
If you collect a number of things, you bring them together from several places.
Two girls were collecting firewood.
1.5 million signatures have been collected.
collect something from someone/somewhere
collect a sample/specimen
SET PHRASEScollect and analyze
2. transitive verb
If you collect things as a hobby, you get a large number of them over a period of time because you are interested in them.
He collected antique furniture.
collecting uncountable noun
collectorWord forms: collectors countable noun
...a collector of Indian art.
3. transitive verb
When you collect someone or something, you go and get them from a place where they are waiting for you or have been left for you.
David always collects Alistair from school.
I went to collect the car and paid the bill.
collection uncountable noun
...services such as rubbish collection.
collection of something
collection of data/information
4. transitive or intransitive verb
If a substance collects somewhere, or if something collects it, it keeps arriving over a period of time and is held in that place or thing.
एकत्रित करना/एकत्र होना
Methane gas collects in the mines.
The water tanks collect rainwater.
5. transitive or intransitive verb
If you collect for a charity or for a present, you ask people to give you money for it.
एकत्र करना/एकत्र होना
They collected money to help military families.
The children were collecting for a local school choir.
collectionWord forms: collections countable noun
There was a collection for flowers.
6. transitive verb
If you collect yourself or collect your thoughts, you make an effort to calm or prepare yourself.
खुद पर काबू पाना
I needed to relax and collect my thoughts.
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Example Sentences Including 'collect'
They loved coming back to her cottage to wait for Alex or Paula to collect them.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
Some would be shipped on when I had my own London address, and the rest could collect dust for a while.SOMEBODY (2002)
I wanted to check on things in the house and collect my laptop.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
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'collect' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَجْمَعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: colher
- Chinese: 收集
- Croatian: sakupljati
- Czech: sebrat sbírat
- Danish: samle
- Dutch: verzamelen
- European Spanish: reunir recolectar
- Finnish: kerätä
- French: rassembler
- German: sammeln
- Greek: συλλέγω
- Italian: raccogliere
- Japanese: 集める
- Korean: ...을 모으다
- Norwegian: samle (inn)
- Polish: zebrać zbierać
- Portuguese: juntar
- Romanian: a colecta
- Russian: собирать
- Spanish: recoger recolectar
- Swedish: hämta
- Thai: สะสม
- Turkish: toplamak para, pul vb
- Ukrainian: збирати зібрати
- Vietnamese: thu thập
- Arabic: يَأْخُذُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: buscar
- Chinese: 接走
- Croatian: pokupiti
- Czech: vyzvednout vyzvedávatkoho kde
- Danish: hente
- Dutch: ophalen
- European Spanish: recoger
- Finnish: hakea
- French: aller chercher
- German: abholen
- Greek: παίρνω
- Italian: andare a prendere
- Japanese: ･･･を迎えにいく
- Korean: 데리러 가다
- Norwegian: hente
- Polish: odbierać
- Portuguese: recolher
- Romanian: a lua pe cineva
- Russian: забирать группу
- Spanish: recoger
- Swedish: hämta
- Thai: รับ
- Turkish: almak
- Ukrainian: забирати з забрати з
- Vietnamese: đón
Translation of collect from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary