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
Except in Altspace, where the collected journalists laugh…or at least titter politely.
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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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