What does Collection mean?

Definitions for Collection
kəˈlɛk ʃənCol·lec·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblagenoun

    several things grouped together or considered as a whole

  2. collection, compendiumnoun

    a publication containing a variety of works

  3. solicitation, appeal, collection, ingatheringnoun

    request for a sum of money

    "an appeal to raise money for starving children"

  4. collection, collecting, assembling, aggregationnoun

    the act of gathering something together

Wiktionary

  1. collectionnoun

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

  2. collectionnoun

    A set of sets.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Collectionnoun

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

  2. Collectionnoun

    that which is collected

  3. Collectionnoun

    a gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons

  4. Collectionnoun

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

  5. Collectionnoun

    that which is obtained in payment of demands

  6. Collectionnoun

    an accumulation of any substance

  7. Collectionnoun

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

  8. Collectionnoun

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. collection

    The act and process of to collect.

    The collection point at the shop was clearly identified.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

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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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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

Examples of Collection in a Sentence

  1. Norman Douglas:

    What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes. Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings-- they are so trite, so threadbare. None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race, and the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot be far wrong. Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others? Not since the world began! He must pass through fire.

  2. Shelley Mack:

    The building was crammed with rugs, old sofas and a garage-sale-like collection of pianos, paintings, turntables, statues and other items that quickly fed the flames. I didn't think it was going to last this long before it went up or somebody shut it down.

  3. The Ghost Security Group leader:

    We've backed down from denial-of-service and moved toward intelligence collection.

  4. Designer Donatella Versace:

    This is a collection for all women who walk their own path.

  5. Kathryn Wheelbarger:

    The S-400 is a Russian system designed to shoot down an aircraft like the F-35, and it is inconceivable to imagine Russia not taking advantage of that (intelligence) collection opportunity.

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