Definitions for collection
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word collection.
collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblagenoun
several things grouped together or considered as a whole
a publication containing a variety of works
solicitation, appeal, collection, ingatheringnoun
request for a sum of money
"an appeal to raise money for starving children"
collection, collecting, assembling, aggregationnoun
the act of gathering something together
A set of items or objects procured or gathered together by a person, group, or other agent.
A set of sets.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from collect.
No perjur’d knight desires to quit thy arms,
Fairest collection of thy sex’s charms. Matthew Prior.
The gallery is hung with a numerous collection of pictures. Joseph Addison, on Italy.
If once we descend unto probable collections, we are then in the territory where free and arbitrary determinations, the territory where human laws take place. Richard Hooker, b. i. s. 8.
It should be a weak collection, if whereas we say, that when Christ had overcome the sharpness of death, he then opened the kingdom of Heaven to all believers; a thing in such sort affirmed with circumstance, were taken as insinuating an opposite denial before that circumstance be accomplished. Richard Hooker.
Is so from sense in hardness, that I can
Make no collection of it. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
When she, from sundry arts, one skill doth draw;
Gath’ring from divers fights, one act of war;
From many cases like, one rule of law:
These her collections, not the senses are. Davies.
the act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens
that which is collected
a gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons
a gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings
that which is obtained in payment of demands
an accumulation of any substance
the act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred
the jurisdiction of a collector of excise
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
In intelligence usage, the acquisition of information and the provision of this information to processing elements. See also intelligence process.
The act and process of to collect.
The collection point at the shop was clearly identified.
Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1276
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3074
Rank popularity for the word 'collection' in Nouns Frequency: #468
The numerical value of collection in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of collection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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.
Today, CDC has access to all the data it once had and more. National Healthcare Safety Network was unable to keep up with the fast-paced data collection demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, using this new, innovative and flexible collection mechanism, we have far more COVID-related real data, far faster, giving us increased capacity for life-saving projects like therapeutics distribution. And we are now poised to move to automated data collection for the use of every relevant expert at HHS, particularly The CDC.
They're economic refugees, they got on a boat, paid a people smuggler a lot of money, and somebody once said to me that we've got the world's biggest collection of Armani jeans and handbags up on Nauru waiting for people to collect it when they depart.
My criteria for collection are a significant history, original condition, American origin whenever possible, and beauty. At the time of purchase, in 2001, the only car that I didn't have that fit all those criteria was the Cobra Daytona Coupe, so I really wanted it very badly.
You don’t usually find these things, this is a very unique collection.
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- събиране, колекция, сбор, сбиркаBulgarian
- col·leccióCatalan, Valencian
- sběr, sbírkaCzech
- samling, indsamlingDanish
- Kollektion, Sammeln, Abholung, Menge, Einsammlung, SammlungGerman
- colección, recogida, conjunto, recolecciónSpanish
- kogu, kogumineEstonian
- keräys, kerääminen, keräily, kokoelmaFinnish
- cruinneachadhScottish Gaelic
- איסוף, אוסףHebrew
- kollekció, gyűjtemény, gyűjtésHungarian
- raccolta, collezioneItalian
- congestus, congeriēs, collēctusLatin
- kolekcija, vākšana, ievākšana, krājumsLatvian
- samling, kolleksjonNorwegian
- verzameling, collectieDutch
- kolleksjon, samlingNorwegian Nynorsk
- coleção, coletaPortuguese
- colecție, colectareRomanian
- собрание, коллекция, сборникRussian
- zbȋrka, skupljanjeSerbo-Croatian
- samla, samlingSwedish
- సమూహము, సేకరణTelugu
- toplama, koleksiyonTurkish
- bộ sưu tậpVietnamese
- konletam, konletVolapük
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