collect

Definitions

  • gather funds or fundraise for an institution.

Example Sentences

  • He's collecting for the Mirrer Yeshivah.

Languages of Origin

Yiddish, English

Etymology

Likely from Yiddish קלייבן געלט 'to collect/gather money"

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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