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. Zodiac Killer:

    I like killing people because it is so much fun. It is more fun than killing wild game in the forest because man is the most dangerous animal of all. To kill something gives me the most thrilling experience. It is even better than getting your rocks off with a girl. The best part of it is that when I die, I'll be reborn in paradise, and all that I have killed will become my slaves. I will not give you my name because you will try to slow down, or stop my collection of slaves for my afterlife.”

  2. Fernanda Ly:

    I guess you could say I'm the Louis Vuitton girl right now, the last collection was sort of inspired by me, which sounds weird!

  3. Tom Falvey:

    We have had calls from people in Europe, South America, and so people will come from all over the world to see this and chase this eclipse, so we are getting ready to show them this place, show them our wonderful telescopes collection, our observatory, planetarium, the wonderful galleries we have.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A movie does not become hit with its box office collection but when it could sit with indelibly marks in the heart of even a few sensible persons.

  5. Tom Carper:

    The District of Columbia is not just a collection of government offices, monuments and museums. It is home to more than 600,000 people who build lives, families, and careers here, these Americans serve in our military, die defending our country, serve on our juries, and pay federal taxes. Yet, despite their civic contributions, they are not afforded a vote in either chamber of Congress.

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