- gathered together; assembled: the collected works of Poe
- in control of oneself; calm and self-possessed
- Brought or placed together from various sources: the collected poems of W.H. Auden.
- Self-possessed; composed: The paramedics remained collected during the emergency. See Synonyms at cool.
(comparative more collected, superlative most collected)
- simple past tense and past participle of collect
collect + -ed