collected

[ kuh-lek-tid ]
/ kəˈlɛk tɪd /

adjective

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.
Manège.
  1. (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).
  2. (of a gait of such a horse) characterized by short, elevated strides.Compare extended(def 8b).

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Origin of collected

First recorded in 1600–10; collect1 + -ed2

synonym study for collected

1. See calm.

OTHER WORDS FROM collected

col·lect·ed·ly, adverbcol·lect·ed·ness, nounun·col·lect·ed, adjectivewell-col·lect·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for uncollected (1 of 2)

uncollected
/ (ˌʌnkəˈlɛktɪd) /

adjective

not having been called for, gathered, or collected

British Dictionary definitions for uncollected (2 of 2)

collected
/ (kəˈlɛktɪd) /

adjective

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

Derived forms of collected

collectedly, adverbcollectedness, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with uncollected

collected

see cool, calm, and collected.

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