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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How to say collection in sign language?

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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. Rick Meckler:

    Investors are trying put a bottom in here, it seems like that yesterday was such a collection of so much bad news, it shocked the market down. Today with fresh eyes people are picking out the names they think have dropped the most.

  2. Patrick Shanahan:

    We have multiple sources that we constantly sample, and then we have all sorts of other ways of doing collection ... I feel very confident in the quality and the accuracy of the information that we are getting.

  3. Robert Boessenecker:

    That has already happened, and I have thanked them for their generosity, but explained that because museums serve as a center of research, that any fossil that enters the museum for a long-term period should be owned by the museum, if were going to put it on display, it has to be a fossil that has been donated or otherwise permanently accessioned [added] into our collection.

  4. 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.

  5. Senator Richard Blumenthal:

    A public health crisis cannot be a pretense to pave over our privacy laws or legitimize tech companies' intrusive data collection about American's personal lives.

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