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re–collect

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of re–collect

  1. 1 to gain emotional or mental control of <she had to calm down and re-collect herself after being told she had won the lottery> Synonyms calm, compose, contain, control, re-collect, settleRelated Words hold back, restrain; rally, recover; lull, quiet, soothe, still, tranquilize (also tranquillize)

  2. 2 to get again in one's possession <I struggled to re-collect the papers the wind had torn from my hands> Synonyms get back, reacquire, recapture, reclaim, re-collect, recoup, regain, repossess, retake, retrieveRelated Words recruit, replenish; redeem, repurchase; rescueNear Antonyms lose, mislay, misplace




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