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collect

verb
adverb
noun
verb
1 verb gather (things) together TRANSITIVEbailigh verb  c m ucruinnigh verb  c m utiomsaigh verb  c m uhe collects works of art bíonn sé ag bailiú saothair ealaíneto collect rubbish bruscar a bhailiú, bruscar a chruinniú 2 verb compose, prepare (yourself) TRANSITIVEhe collected himself chuir sé guaim air féinI stood for a minute to collect myself sheas mé ar feadh nóiméid le guaim a chur orm féinshe gave me time to collect my thoughts thug sí deis dom mo mhachnamh a dhéanamh
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3 verb fetch (sth/sb) TRANSITIVEbailigh verb  c m utar faoi choinnetar faoi dhéinpioc suas  c m ushe came to collect me tháinig sí chun mé a bhailiú, tháinig sí faoi mo choinne 4 verb get (money) for a purpose TRANSITIVEbailigh verb  c m ucruinnigh verb  c m ushe was collecting money for charity bhí sí ag bailiú airgid ar son carthanais 5 verb win (prize, money etc) TRANSITIVEbuaigh verb  c m ubain verb  c m ugnóthaigh verb  c m uhe collected 5 medals bhuaigh sé 5 bhonn 6 verb (of people) gather INTRANSITIVEtar le chéilebailigh le chéilecruinnigh le chéiletionóil verb  c m u 7 verb (of substance) accumulate or cause to accumulate
TRANSITIVEbailigh verb  c m ucruinnigh verb  c m ubooks collect dust cruinníonn leabhair smúit, tarraingíonn leabhair deannach
INTRANSITIVEbailigh verb  c m ucruinnigh verb  c m uwater collects on the roof bailíonn uisce ar an díon
adverb
8 adverb (US) reversing charge to call collect glao freastáille a churhe called me collect from France chuir sé glao freastáille orm ón bhFrainc
noun
9 noun REL short prayercomhurnaí  c m u

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