With the case compromised, the bureau had to “jump and collect what we could.”
Both items were ruled inadmissible because of the methodology used to collect, store, and test the items.
They can hang on to the cash for future political runs—or just leave it in the bank to collect interest.
If the treasury lets you accelerate the depreciation of your jet, they'll collect less tax revenue now, but more in year six.
For the next 75 years, the consortium will collect the tolls from motorists.
The sooner we collect the sooner we'll hear what's on your mind.
Possibly the man was a little too eager to collect his road and river taxes.
To aggregate is to collect into a flock; to collect into a mass or sum.
We will make a law for gold and silver; then their law ceases, and we can collect our debts.
Of course, I think you're quite right to collect them yourself.
early 15c. (transitive), from Old French collecter "to collect" (late 14c.), from Latin collectus, past participle of colligere "gather together," from com- "together" (see com-) + legere "to gather" (see lecture (n.)). The intransitive sense is attested from 1794. Related: Collected; collecting. As an adjective meaning "paid by the recipient" it is attested from 1893, originally with reference to telegrams.