What does collection mean?

Definitions for collection
kəˈlɛk ʃəncol·lec·tion

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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.

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  

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. Anuj Somany:

    The true success of the movie is not measured by the box office collection but the connection that it makes with the heart of a sensible person.

  2. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    Because of its importance for non-Muslims in Iran, I've always wanted to take a photograph worthy of this building's status to add to my collection of my historical places in Iran, after obtaining the necessary permits to photograph after dark, I was able to capture this panorama on a very cold winter night.

  3. Craig Orr:

    This is a very unique collection.

  4. Jordann Weingartner:

    I drew the design for my Magnolia Collection back in 2008. The flower isn’t a traditional magnolia flower, it is my artistic take on a magnolia, my design actually looks nothing like a magnolia, and Draper James not only took the design, but also decided to call it a magnolia.

  5. Ted Turner:

    At the time, I had an extensive film collection at my disposal from my prior purchase of MGM ; and I wanted to make sure they were properly showcased, i always loved classic films and knew that if I loved them, chances were that other people did too.

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