Colect vs. Collect: What's the Difference?
"Colect" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Collect," which means to gather together or accumulate.
Which is correct: Colect or Collect
How to spell Collect?
Colect is Incorrect
Collect is Correct
Remember "collect" like "collection" which has two Ls.
Think of gathering all letters, including both Ls.
Envision two legs (Ls) needed to stand or support.
Mnemonic: Can Olivia LLove Every Candy Treat? Here, "LLove" indicates the double L.
Recollect that "recollect" has two Ls, so does "collect."
Colect and Collect Definitions
Colect is an incorrect spelling of Collect.
Collect refers to gathering items or information.
I collect stamps from around the world.
To be received or earned as a result.
The movie collected rave reviews.
To bring together in a group or mass; gather
The teacher collected the exams.
To accumulate as a hobby or for study
Collect old coins.
Collect folk tales.
To call for and obtain payment of
To be the site for (an accumulating mass), especially as a consequence of disuse or neglect
My guitar is collecting dust in the corner.
To recover control of
Collect one's emotions.
To call for (someone); pick up
Collected the children and drove home.
To come together in a group or mass; gather
Sand collected in the crevices.
To take in payments or donations
Collecting for charity.
With payment to be made by the receiver
A collect phone call.
A brief formal prayer that is used in various Western liturgies before the epistle and that varies with the day.
(transitive) To gather together; amass.
Suzanne collected all the papers she had laid out.
(transitive) To get; particularly, get from someone.
A bank collects a monthly payment on a client's new car loan.
A mortgage company collects a monthly payment on a house.
(transitive) To accumulate (a number of similar or related objects), particularly for a hobby or recreation.
John Henry collects stamps.
I don't think he collects as much as hoards.
My friend from school has started to collects mangas and novels recently
To form a conclusion; to deduce, infer. (Compare gather, get.)
To collect payments.
He had a lot of trouble collecting on that bet he made.
(intransitive) To come together in a group or mass.
The rain collected in puddles.
(transitive) To infer; to conclude.
To collide with or crash into (another vehicle or obstacle).
The truck veered across the central reservation and collected a car that was travelling in the opposite direction.
To be paid for by the recipient, as a telephone call or a shipment.
It was to be a collect delivery, but no-one was available to pay.
With payment due from the recipient.
I had to call collect.
(Christianity) The prayer said before the reading of the epistle lesson, especially one found in a prayerbook, as with the Book of Common Prayer.
He used the day's collect as the basis of his sermon.
To gather into one body or place; to assemble or bring together; to obtain by gathering.
A band of menCollected choicely from each country.
'Tis memory alone that enriches the mind, by preserving what our labor and industry daily collect.
To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other indebtedness; as, to collect taxes.
To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises.
Which sequence, I conceive, is very ill collected.
To assemble together; as, the people collected in a crowd; to accumulate; as, snow collects in banks.
To infer; to conclude.
Whence some collect that the former word imports a plurality of persons.
A short, comprehensive prayer, adapted to a particular day, occasion, or condition, and forming part of a liturgy.
The noble poem on the massacres of Piedmont is strictly a collect in verse.
A short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
Get or gather together;
I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
She rolled up a small fortune
Call for and obtain payment of;
We collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts
He collected the rent
Assemble or get together;
Gather some stones
Pull your thoughts together
Get or bring together;
Gather or collect;
You can get the results on Monday
She picked up the children at the day care center
They pick up our trash twice a week
Payment due by the recipient on delivery;
A collect call
The letter came collect
A COD parcel
Make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays;
Send a package collect
To come together in one place from different areas.
Rainwater collects in puddles.
To gain or regain control of oneself.
He took a moment to collect his thoughts.
To call for and obtain payment.
She went to collect the rent.
What is the pronunciation of Collect?
Why is it called Collect?
Derived from the Latin word "colligere" meaning "to gather."
What is the verb form of Collect?
What is the root word of Collect?
The Latin "colligere."
Which vowel is used before Collect?
The vowel "a" as in "a collect."
Which preposition is used with Collect?
"From" as in "collect from the store."
What is the singular form of Collect?
Which conjunction is used with Collect?
Any conjunction can be used, depending on the context.
Is Collect a negative or positive word?
Neutral; context determines its connotation.
What is the plural form of Collect?
N/A as "collect" is primarily a verb.
Which article is used with Collect?
Both "a" and "the" can be used.
Is Collect a countable noun?
Not typically used as a noun, but if so, it's uncountable.
Is Collect a collective noun?
How do we divide Collect into syllables?
What is the first form of Collect?
Is Collect a noun or adjective?
Primarily a verb, but can be a noun in certain contexts.
Is Collect an adverb?
Is the word Collect imperative?
It can be, as in "Collect your belongings."
How many syllables are in Collect?
What part of speech is Collect?
Verb (and sometimes noun).
What is the second form of Collect?
Is Collect an abstract noun?
Is Collect a vowel or consonant?
"Collect" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
Is the Collect term a metaphor?
Not inherently, but can be used metaphorically.
What is a stressed syllable in Collect?
The second syllable, "lect."
What is another term for Collect?
What is the third form of Collect?
How is Collect used in a sentence?
She went to the post office to collect her package.
What is the opposite of Collect?
Which determiner is used with Collect?
"This" or "that" can be used.
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