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To collect an amount of something - thesaurus

Synonyms

buy up

to buy large amounts of something or all of it that is available

collect

verb

to get things and keep them together for a particular reason

collect

verb

to get a supply of something that you will use later

assemble

verb

to bring a group of things or people together in one place for a particular purpose

round up

to bring animals or people together in one place for a particular purpose

scrape together

to succeed in getting enough of something, especially money, by making a lot of effort

accumulate

verb

to get more and more of something over a period of time

amass

verb

to collect a lot of something such as money or information over a period of time

cull

verb

to collect something such as information from different places

stockpile

verb

to collect large amounts of things that may be needed

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More synonyms

collect up

to get things from different places or people after people have finished with them

garner

verb

formal to collect or obtain a large amount of something useful or important

gather

verb

to bring things closer together, for example to protect something or to make it tidy

get together

to find or collect things that you need, so that they are in one place and ready to use

harvest

verb

literary to collect or obtain something

hoard

verb

to get and keep a large amount of something because it might be valuable or useful later

lay in

to get and keep a supply of something such as food to use in the future

rack up

to get a large number or amount of something

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