Definitions for collection
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.
A collection is a group or assemblage of items that share common features or characteristics, gathered systematically over a period of time. These items can be physical objects, data, information, or memories. The term can also refer to the activity of gathering or accumulating these items. Collections can be created for study, comparison, exhibition, or personal enjoyment.
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.
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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
Nick McCabe said. The city’s hotels, meanwhile, are making big moves to accommodate the increasing numbers of luxury consumers. Last month, Aria introduced a luxury collection called The Tower Suites. Guests travel to and from the airport in limousines, they’re greeted at curbside and there is a dedicated entrance and private VIP lounge for speedy check-in. As soon as guests book a stay, the Tower Suites concierge reaches out to book dinner reservations and arrange show tickets. 5 best shows to see in Las Vegas This fall, Encore at the Wynn completed a design refresh, updating all suites to include push-button electronic amenities. It added custom linens and floor coverings and commissioned an amenities collection from top-of-the-line cosmetics and fragrance company Molton Brown. Meanwhile, Caesars will mark its 50th anniversary in 2016 with a $ 75 million renovation of its Roman Tower, which will be renamed the Julius Tower next month. While the behemoth resorts expand their luxury offerings, smaller boutique properties that offer a more intimate upscale experience have been opening. Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace debuted in 2013, and Delano Las Vegas and Delano Las Vegas opened last year. One of the smallest hotels, the Parisian-themed The Cromwell, opened last year with only 188 rooms, all with hardwood floors, glamorous boudoir lighting and chaise lounges. Guests are invited to a Moet Chandon toast with the general manager on Friday and Saturday nights. Ultra luxury packages at new Drai’s offer fireworks and private jets But Vegas ’ biggest draw might be its endless bounty of celebrity chef-driven restaurants. Recent eateries from boldfaced names in an already saturated market include three-Michelin-starred Alain Ducasse’s Rivea at Delano Las Vegas, two-Michelin-starred Julian Serrano’s Lago at Bellagio and two-Michelin-starred Michael Mina’s Bardot Brasserie at Aria. Two popular restaurants from other cities have just opened outposts in Delano Las Vegas. In October, the New York City hot spot Carbone( whose fans include Michelle Obama and Kim Kardashian) opened at Aria. Just like New York, Delano Las Vegas is Delano Las Vegas. We try to differentiate ourselves by not only serving excellent food but by creating a unique experience.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
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.
It makes me feel so proud that my collection will be carried on by everyone who participated in the past week's sale. I am also glad that the Hall of Fame has part of my collection where it will reside in perpetuity.
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.
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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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