recollecting 1 of 2

present participle of recollect

re-collecting

2 of 2

verb (2)

present participle of re-collect
1
as in containing
to gain emotional or mental control of she had to calm down and re-collect herself after being told she had won the lottery

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2
as in retrieving
to get again in one's possession I struggled to re-collect the papers the wind had torn from my hands

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Thesaurus Entries Near recollecting

re-collected

recollecting

re-collecting

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“Recollecting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recollecting. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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