having control of one's faculties; self-possessed: Despite all the turmoil around him, Bob remained calm and collected.
brought or placed together; forming an aggregation from various sources: the money collected to build an orphanage; the collected essays of Thoreau.
- (of a moving horse) noting a compact pose in which the legs are well under the body, the head is arched at the poll, the jaw is relaxed, etc.Compare extended(def 8a).
- (of a gait of such a horse) characterized by short, elevated strides.Compare extended(def 8b).
Origin of collected
Related formscol·lect·ed·ly, adverbcol·lect·ed·ness, nounun·col·lect·ed, adjectivewell-col·lect·ed, adjective
First recorded in 1600–10; collect1
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Related Words for uncollectedunresolved
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British Dictionary definitions for uncollected
not having been called for, gathered, or collected
Derived Formscollectedly, adverbcollectedness, noun
in full control of one's faculties; composed
assembled in totality or brought together into one volume or a set of volumesthe collected works of Dickens
(of a horse or a horse's pace) controlled so that movement is in short restricted stepsa collected canter
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