re-collect

[ ree-kuh-lekt ]
/ ˌri kəˈlɛkt /

verb (used with object)

to collect, gather, or assemble again (something scattered).
to rally (one's faculties, powers, spirits, etc.); recover or compose (oneself).

Origin of re-collect

First recorded in 1605–15
Can be confusedre-collect recollect
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Word Origin and History for re-collect

re-collect


v.

"to collect or gather again," c.1600, from re- + collect (v.). Earlier simply "to collect" (1510s). Related: Re-collected; re-collecting.

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