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 for Collected
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Collect \Col*lect"\ (k[o^]l*l[e^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Collected; p. pr. & vb. n. Collecting.] [L. collecrus, p.
     p. of collerige to bind together; col- + legere to gather:
     cf. OF. collecter. See Legend, and cf. Coil, v. t.,
     Cull, v. t.]
     1. To gather into one body or place; to assemble or bring
        together; to obtain by gathering.
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              A band of men
              Collected choicely from each country. --Shak.
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              'Tis memory alone that enriches the mind, by
              preserving what our labor and industry daily
              collect.                              --Watts.
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     2. To demand and obtain payment of, as an account, or other
        indebtedness; as, to collect taxes.
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     3. To infer from observed facts; to conclude from premises.
        [Archaic.] --Shak.
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              Which sequence, I conceive, is very ill collected.
                                                    --Locke.
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     To collect one's self, to recover from surprise,
        embarrassment, or fear; to regain self-control.
  
     Syn: To gather; assemble; congregate; muster; accumulate;
          garner; aggregate; amass; infer; deduce.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Collected \Col*lect"ed\, a.
     1. Gathered together.
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     2. Self-possessed; calm; composed.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  collected
      adj 1: brought together in one place; "the collected works of
             Milton"; "the gathered folds of the skirt" [syn:
             collected, gathered] [ant: uncollected,
             ungathered]
      2: in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained
         collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly
         poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more
         dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and
         self-possessed in the face of trouble" [syn: collected,
         equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained,
         self-possessed]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  106 Moby Thesaurus words for "collected":
     accumulated, agglomerate, aggregate, allied, amassed, assembled,
     associated, assured, at ease, backlogged, balanced,
     banded together, bound, bracketed, bunched, bundled, calm, clumped,
     clustered, combined, comfortable, complacent, composed, confident,
     conglomerate, congregate, congregated, conjoined, connected,
     controlled, cool, copulate, coupled, cumulate, easy, easygoing,
     equanimous, equilibrious, fascicled, fasciculated, garnered,
     gathered, glomerate, hand-in-glove, hand-in-hand, heaped, hoarded,
     imperturbable, in session, incorporated, integrated, intimate,
     joined, joint, knotted, laid up, leagued, levelheaded, linked,
     lumped, massed, matched, mated, meeting, merged, nonchalant,
     packaged, paired, peaceful, piled, placid, poised, possessed,
     quiet, recollected, sanguine, sedate, self-assured, self-confident,
     self-controlled, self-possessed, self-restrained, self-satisfied,
     serene, smug, spliced, stacked, still, stockpiled, stored, sure,
     tied, together, tranquil, treasured, undivided, unexcited,
     unflappable, united, unperturbed, unruffled, unseparated, wedded,
     well-balanced, wrapped up, yoked
  
  

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