Definitions for collectionkəˈlɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage(noun)

    several things grouped together or considered as a whole

  2. collection, compendium(noun)

    a publication containing a variety of works

  3. solicitation, appeal, collection, ingathering(noun)

    request for a sum of money

    "an appeal to raise money for starving children"

  4. collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation(noun)

    the act of gathering something together

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. collection(Noun)

    A set of items or objects procured or gathered together by a person, group, or other agent.

  2. collection(Noun)

    A set of sets.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Collection(noun)

    the act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens

  2. Collection(noun)

    that which is collected

  3. Collection(noun)

    a gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons

  4. Collection(noun)

    a gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings

  5. Collection(noun)

    that which is obtained in payment of demands

  6. Collection(noun)

    an accumulation of any substance

  7. Collection(noun)

    the act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred

  8. Collection(noun)

    the jurisdiction of a collector of excise

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  1. Collection

    Collection is a greatest hits album by Tracy Chapman, it features tracks from her first five studio albums. The tracks include her two U.S. Top Tens, "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason". Other charted singles on this album include "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", "Crossroads", "Telling Stories", and "Baby Can I Hold You".

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. collection

    In intelligence usage, the acquisition of information and the provision of this information to processing elements. See also intelligence process.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1276

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3074

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Nouns Frequency: #468


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