Synonyms for Collect:

adj.

all (adjective)
COD.

n.

concentrate, establish, determine, read up on, ascertain, consolidate, find, uncover. flock, claim back, monetize, cash in, recover. raise, scrape together, buy up, stockpile, cull, solicit. handle, blanket, wrap, top, smother, negotiate, settle, coat, crown, manage, cover, insulate, bury. cluster, cozy up, crowd, close up, round up, besiege, call, clump together, summon, huddle. agglomerate, accrue, go for, hive. reserve, set-aside, retain, keep, save. control, simmer down, cool, contain, restraint. collect (noun)
due, garner, call for, hoard, pull together, gather, owed, accumulate, pile up, COD, amass, gather up, compile, congregate.
increase (noun)
accrue.

v.

accumulate, come together (verb)
convene, amass, hoard, heap, gather, stockpile, group, congregate, aggregate, convoke, assemble, save, flock, round up, muster, cluster, compile.
acquire (verb)
garner, retrieve, land, pocket, win, heap, corner, secure, wrangle, fetch, accumulate, claim, net, purchase, obtain, palm, add, assume, receive, buy, incur, lure.
collect (verb)
assemble, collate, bunch, mix, aggregate, band, compose, group.
congregate (verb)
convene, congregate, meet, muster.
convoke (verb)
convene, muster, convoke, assemble, gather.
list (verb)
tabulate, count, chronicle, invoice, Journalize, document, digest, book, audit, check, itemize, index, note, recount, table, total, schedule, account, inventory, store, tally, record, score, list, budget, register, log, catalog, enumerate, summarize, file, detail.
obtain (money) (verb)
raise, acquire, secure, solicit.
take (verb)
confiscate, acquire, get, take, harvest, gather, usurp, bag, nab, procure, reap, annex, capture, impound, grab, appropriate, deprive, commandeer, abduct, monopolize, levy, catch, amass.

Other synonyms:

monetize, scrape together, agglomerate, claim back, concentrate, raise. round up, cash in, cull, recover, stockpile, retain, hive. save, set-aside, cluster. contain, control. flock. crowd. cool. call. go for. reserve. keep. bring together
group.
compose
simmer down.
congregate
assemble, flock.
take
gather up, take.
Other relevant words:
crowd, negotiate, recover, flock, concentrate, manage, simmer down, congregate, cluster, handle, raise, control, retain, huddle, scrape together, find, hoard, call for, cool, summon, COD, accrue, stockpile, owed, call, gather up, pull together, contain, hive, cover, save, pile up, keep, buy up, compile, reserve, smother, solicit, consolidate, due, cull, agglomerate.

Usage examples for collect

  1. She was about to answer severely, but as she stood looking at him her thoughts yielded before an extraordinary feeling of delight; she tried in vain to collect her scattered mind- she wished to reproach him. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  2. Spare me this moment; I must collect myself. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. She stood motionless with the chill night air blowing in upon her, trying to collect her thoughts, trying to bring herself to face and consider the matter before she made her decision. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell