But other evidence has been collected that adds potentially damning details, including the testimony of the receptionist.
When the NSA intercepts and records a communication, it has “collected” or “acquired” it.
Some colleagues viewed him as “calm, friendly, collected, a foxhole type of guy.”
early 15c. (transitive), from Old French collecter "to collect" (late 14c.), from Latin collectus, past participle of colligere "gather together," from com- "together" (see com-) + legere "to gather" (see lecture (n.)). The intransitive sense is attested from 1794. Related: Collected; collecting. As an adjective meaning "paid by the recipient" it is attested from 1893, originally with reference to telegrams.