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Definition of "collected" []

  • Self-possessed; composed. See Synonyms at cool. (adjective)
  • Brought or placed together from various sources: the collected poems of W.H. Auden. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "collected" in a sentence
  • "All that is happening here is making sure that the sales taxes do get collected that are supposed to be collected - and that * are collected* when one does the purchase "in person" ..."
  • "Any "socio-economic" data collected is an un-necessary invasion of your privacy."
  • "Though she sent him a sharp nod, her expression collected, his words shattered her into a million cold, black pieces."