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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RE-COLLECT

It required all the rest of the day to re-collect our party and to repair damages.

Beaten and sullen, the god again retired to re-collect his strength.

For cogo (collect) and cogito (re-collect) have the same relation to each other as ago and agito, facio and factito.

When his household cares obliged the ministrant to leave her room, Nydia began to re-collect her thoughts.

The King lay for some moments silent, but evidently striving to re-collect his thoughts.

WORD ORIGIN

"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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