What does collection mean?

Definitions for collectionkəˈlɛk ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word collection.

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

Freebase

  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 Terms

  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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of collection in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of collection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Patrick Leahy:

    We have wide bipartisan agreement in both the Senate and the House that bulk phone records collection is not essential.

  2. Thomas Carlyle:

    What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.

  3. Bill Powers:

    The University of Texas at Austin, with expertise in both Latin America and the preservation and study of the writing process, is the natural home for this very important collection.

  4. This Is Spinal Tap:

    Marty This pretentious ponderous collection of religious rock psalms is enough to prompt the question, What day did the Lord create Spinal Tap, and couldn't he have rested on that day too'

  5. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House-with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

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