Definition of collected
1 : gathered together the collected works of Scott
2 : possessed of calmness and composure often through concentrated effort
3 of a horse's gait : performed slowly and restrainedly with the animal's center of gravity toward the hindquarters — compare extended
Examples of collected in a Sentence
the collected works of Shakespeare
She seemed completely cool, calm, and collected during her speech.
Recent Examples of collected from the Web
The collected water will be used to grow and maintain the flowers and trees the organization is planting on the site.
Billy has only her trusty dog and the collected works of Jane Austen for company.
All of the collected fees support the Alligator Management Program’s research and management, and conservation of the American alligator in South Carolina.
Foy portrays a cool and collected Queen Elizabeth II during the first eight years of her reign in this sweeping epic from Peter Morgan and Stephen Daldry.
Allman, who died of complications from liver cancer, saw his collected album sales (solo and with the band) rise 793 percent in the week ending June 1, climbing from 3,000 to 23,000 sold.
A publisher might have the privilege of reproducing and distributing the collected contributions, but the authors of each article can retain independent copyrights to their respective works.
Between Chris Evans, Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Katy Perry, Hollywood is downright riddled with highly calm and collected exes who wish each other the best.
There’s more invention in each track here than in the collected works of Adele.
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COLLECTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of collected for English Language Learners
: brought together in a group
: calm and in control of your emotions
COLLECTED Defined for Kids
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