collect etymology

English word collect comes from Malayalam collectare

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Detailed word origin of collect

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
collectare Malayalam (mal)
collecter Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
collecten Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
collect English (eng) With payment due from the recipient. (intransitive) To collect objects as a hobby.. (intransitive) To come together in a group or mass.. (intransitive, often with on or against) To collect payments.. (transitive) To accumulate a number of similar or related (objects), particularly for a hobby or recreation.. (transitive) To gather together; amass.. (transitive) To get; particularly, get from [...]

Words with the same origin as collect

Descendants of collectare
collection collector recollection