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  1. vt

    1. reunir

    2. as a hobby colecionar

    3. gather recolher

    4. wages, debts cobrar

    5. donations, subscriptions colher

    6. mail coletar

    7. BRIT

      call for (ir) buscar

  2. vi

    1. people reunir-se

    2. dust, dirt acumular-se

  3. adv

    • to call collect US Tel ligar a cobrar
    • to collect one's thoughts — refletir
    • collect on delivery US Comm pagamento na entrega

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Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)collecting
Past Participle (Participle II)collected
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I collectwe collect
you collectyou collect
he/she/it collectsthey collect
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am collectingwe are collecting
you are collectingyou are collecting
he/she/it is collectingthey are collecting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have collectedwe have collected
you have collectedyou have collected
he/she/it has collectedthey have collected
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been collectingwe have been collecting
you have been collectingyou have been collecting
he/she/it has been collectingthey have been collecting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I collectedwe collected
you collectedyou collected
he/she/it collectedthey collected
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was collectingwe were collecting
you were collectingyou were collecting
he/she/it was collectingthey were collecting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had collectedwe had collected
you had collectedyou had collected
he/she/it had collectedthey had collected
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been collectingwe had been collecting
you had been collectingyou had been collecting
he/she/it had been collectingthey had been collecting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will collectwe shall/will collect
you will collectyou will collect
he/she/it will collectthey will collect
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be collectingwe shall/will be collecting
you will be collectingyou will be collecting
he/she/it will be collectingthey will be collecting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have collectedwe shall/will have collected
you will have collectedyou will have collected
he/she/it will have collectedthey will have collected
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been collectingwe shall/will have been collecting
you will have been collectingyou will have been collecting
he/she/it will have been collectingthey will have been collecting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would collectwe should/would collect
you would collectyou would collect
he/she/it would collectthey would collect
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be collectingwe should/would be collecting
you would be collectingyou would be collecting
he/she/it would be collectingthey would be collecting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have collectedwe should/would have collected
you would have collectedyou would have collected
he/she/it would have collectedthey would have collected
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been collectingwe should/would have been collecting
you would have been collectingyou would have been collecting
he/she/it would have been collectingthey would have been collecting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am collectedwe are collected
you are collectedyou are collected
he/she/it is collectedthey are collected
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being collectedwe are being collected
you are being collectedyou are being collected
he/she/it is being collectedthey are being collected
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been collectedwe have been collected
you have been collectedyou have been collected
he/she/it has been collectedthey have been collected
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was collectedwe were collected
you were collectedyou were collected
he/she/it was collectedthey were collected
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being collectedwe were being collected
you were being collectedyou were being collected
he/she/it was being collectedthey were being collected
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been collectedwe had been collected
you had been collectedyou had been collected
he/she/it had been collectedthey had been collected
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be collectedwe shall/will be collected
you will be collectedyou will be collected
he/she/it will be collectedthey will be collected
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been collectedwe shall/will have been collected
you will have been collectedyou will have been collected
he/she/it will have been collectedthey will have been collected


Common casecollectingcollectings
Possessive casecollecting'scollectings'