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Aggregate vs. Collect

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Aggregatenoun

A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; something consisting of elements but considered as a whole.

Collectverb

(transitive) To gather together; amass.

‘Suzanne collected all the papers she had laid out.’;

Aggregatenoun

A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; – in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.

Collectverb

(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.’;

Aggregatenoun

A set collection of objects.

Collectverb

(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.’;

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Aggregatenoun

(music) The full chromatic scale of twelve equal tempered pitches.

Collectverb

To form a conclusion; to deduce, infer. (Compare gather, get.)

Aggregatenoun

(sports) The total score in a set of games between teams or competitors, usually the combination of the home and away scores

Collectverb

To collect payments.

‘He had a lot of trouble collecting on that bet he made.’;

Aggregatenoun

(roofing) Crushed stone, crushed slag or water-worn gravel used for surfacing a built-up roof system.

Collectverb

(intransitive) To come together in a group or mass.

‘The rain collected in puddles.’;

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Aggregatenoun

Solid particles of low aspect ratio added to a composite material, as distinguished from the matrix and any fibers or reinforcements, especially the gravel and sand added to concrete.

Collectverb

(transitive) To infer; to conclude.

Aggregatenoun

(Buddhism) Any of the five attributes that constitute the sentient being.

Collectverb

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.’;

Aggregateadjective

Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective; combined; added up.

Collectadjective

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.’;

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Aggregateadjective

Consisting or formed of smaller objects or parts.

Collectadverb

With payment due from the recipient.

‘I had to call collect.’;

Aggregateadjective

Formed into clusters or groups of lobules.

‘aggregate glands’;

Collectnoun

(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.’;

Aggregateadjective

(botany) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.

Collectverb

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.’;

Aggregateadjective

Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.

Collectverb

To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other indebtedness; as, to collect taxes.

Aggregateadjective

United into a common organized mass; said of certain compound animals.

Collectverb

To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises.

‘Which sequence, I conceive, is very ill collected.’;

Aggregateverb

(transitive) To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum.

‘The aggregated soil.’;

Collectverb

To assemble together; as, the people collected in a crowd; to accumulate; as, snow collects in banks.

Aggregateverb

To add or unite (e.g. a person), to an association.

Collectverb

To infer; to conclude.

‘Whence some collect that the former word imports a plurality of persons.’;

Aggregateverb

(transitive) To amount in the aggregate to.

‘There are ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.’;

Collectnoun

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.’;

Aggregateverb

To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The aggregated soil."

Collectnoun

a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England

Aggregateverb

To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.

‘It is many times hard to discern to which of the two sorts, the good or the bad, a man ought to be aggregated.’;

Collectverb

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’;

Aggregateverb

To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.

Collectverb

call for and obtain payment of;

‘we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts’; ‘he collected the rent’;

Aggregateadjective

Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective.

‘The aggregate testimony of many hundreds.’;

Collectverb

assemble or get together;

‘gather some stones’; ‘pull your thoughts together’;

Aggregateadjective

Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands.

Collectverb

get or bring together;

‘accumulate evidence’;

Aggregateadjective

Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.

Collectverb

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’;

Aggregateadjective

Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.

Collectadjective

payment due by the recipient on delivery;

‘a collect call’; ‘the letter came collect’; ‘a COD parcel’;

Aggregateadjective

United into a common organized mass; - said of certain compound animals.

Collectadverb

make a telephone call or mail a package so that the recipient pays;

‘call collect’; ‘send a package collect’;

Aggregatenoun

A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.

Collectverb

bring or gather together (a number of things)

‘he went round the office collecting old coffee cups’;

Aggregatenoun

A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; - in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.

Collectverb

come together and form a group

‘a small crowd collected at the back door’;

Aggregatenoun

a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together

Collectverb

systematically seek and acquire (items of a particular kind) as a hobby

‘I've started collecting stamps’;

Aggregatenoun

the whole amount

Collectverb

accumulate over a period of time

‘collect rainwater to use on the garden’;

Aggregateverb

amount in the aggregate to

Collectverb

call for and take away; fetch

‘the children were collected from school’;

Aggregateverb

gather in a mass, sum, or whole

Collectverb

call for and obtain (payments) from a number of people

‘he collected their rent each week’;

Aggregateadjective

gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole;

‘aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year’; ‘the aggregated amount of indebtedness’;

Collectverb

go somewhere and receive (something) as a right or award

‘she came to Oxford to collect her honorary degree’;

Aggregateadjective

formed of separate units in a cluster;

‘raspberries are aggregate fruits’;

Collectverb

ask for and receive (charitable donations)

‘they were collecting money for the war effort’;

Aggregatenoun

a whole formed by combining several separate elements

‘the council was an aggregate of three regional assemblies’;

Collectverb

regain control of oneself, typically after a shock

‘he paused for a moment to take a breath, to collect himself’;

Aggregatenoun

the total score of a player or team in a fixture comprising more than one game or round

‘the result put the sides level on aggregate’; ‘he set the pace with a one-over-par aggregate of 151’;

Collectverb

concentrate (one's thoughts)

‘she returned to her room to collect her thoughts’;

Aggregatenoun

a material or structure formed from a mass of fragments or particles loosely compacted together

‘the specimen is an aggregate of rock and mineral fragments’;

Collectverb

conclude; infer

‘by all best conjectures, I collect Thou art to be my fatal enemy’;

Aggregatenoun

pieces of broken or crushed stone or gravel used to make concrete and in building

‘use aggregate for the first layer when filling the trench’;

Collectverb

cause (a horse) to bring its hind legs further forward as it moves

‘a rider should want to be able to collect a horse when hacking’;

Aggregateadjective

formed or calculated by the combination of several separate elements; total

‘the aggregate amount of grants made’;

Collectverb

collide with

‘he lost control of the truck and collected two cats’;

Aggregateadjective

(of a group of species) comprising several very similar species formerly regarded as a single species.

Collectadverb

(with reference to a telephone call) to be paid for by the person receiving it

‘I called my mother collect’;

Aggregateadjective

denoting the total supply or demand for goods and services in an economy at a particular time.

Collectadjective

(with reference to a telephone call) to be paid for by the person receiving it

‘I called my mother collect’;

Aggregateverb

form or group into a class or cluster

‘socio-occupational groups aggregate men sharing similar kinds of occupation’; ‘the butterflies aggregate in dense groups’;

Collectnoun

a winning bet.

Aggregateverb

collect (related items of content) so as to display or link to them

‘tools that aggregate data from all of the security devices are a good first step’;

Collectnoun

(in church use) a short prayer, especially one assigned to a particular day or season.

Collect

The collect ( KOL-ekt) is a short general prayer of a particular structure used in Christian liturgy. Collects appear in the liturgies of Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, Methodist, Lutheran, and Presbyterian churches, among others (in those of Eastern Christianity the Greek term [déesis] synapté is often used instead of the Latin term [oratio] collecta, both having the same meaning).

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