Definition of collect upBritish
- I collected up the dishes and brought them to the kitchen.
- The children collected their toys up and put them away.
: a short prayer comprising an invocation, petition, and conclusion
: to bring together into one body or place
: to gather or exact from a number of persons or sources
: to gather an accumulation of (objects) especially as a hobby
: to be paid for by the receiver
: in or into a higher position or level
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: from below the horizon
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
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