NounCollection (plural Collections)
- A set of items or objects procured or gathered together by a person, group, or other agent.
- Multiple related objects associated as a group.
- The activity of collecting.
- (topology, analysis) A set of sets.
Adjectives for Collection
representative; enticing; adequate; imaginative; brilliant; extensive; world; superb; spring; advanced; copious; incongruous; considerable; notable; vast; glorious; remarkable; exclusive; thrilling; posthumous; original; magnificent; active; dramatic; infinite; zoological; cantankerous; startling; wonderful; arresting; suggestive; pretentious; rare; attractive; ponderous; complete; expensive; priceless; weird; heterogeneous; haphazard; motley; vague; private; interesting; useful; fair; authentic; miscellaneous; entertaining; tolerable; average; classified; individual; comprehensive; annotated; voluminous; scientific; varied; hideous; exciting.
Verbs for Collection
accumulate—; amass—; delay—; display—; equal—; examine—; exhibit—; herd—; insure—; join—; lead—; mass—; prize—; raise—; rifle—; speed—; suspend—; treasure—; uncover—; unearth—; value—; yield—; —depicts; —symbolizes.
accumulation, agglomeration, aggregation, album, alms, alms fee, amassment, ana, analects, anthology, aquarium, assemblage, assembling, assembly, assortment, back number, backlog, band, beauties, body, boiling, bringing together, budget, bunch, burnt offering, call-up, canon, canvass, census, charity, chrestomathy, clippings, clump, cluster, collectanea, collected works, collecting, colligation, collocation, colluvies, combination, commissariat, commissary, company, comparison, compilation, complete works, concourse, concurrence, confluence, conflux, congeries, conglomeration, congregation, contribution, convergence, copy, cornucopia, corpus, corralling, crew, crowd, cumulation, cuttings, data, data-gathering, delectus, dole, donation, donative, drink offering, dump, edition, ex voto offering, excerpta, excerpts, extracts, florilegium, flowers, fragments, fund, garden, garland, garnering, gathering, gleaning, gleanings, group, handout, heap, heave offering, hecatomb, hoard, holdings, holocaust, human sacrifice, immolation, impression, incense, infanticide, ingathering, inventory, issue, junction, juxtaposition, kit, larder, libation, library, library edition, lot, mactation, mass, material, materials, materiel, medley, menagerie, miscellanea, miscellany, mobilization, munitions, museum, muster, number, oblation, offering, offertory, omnibus, omnium gatherum, outfit, party, peace offering, photograph album, piacular offering, pile, pittance, plenitude, plenty, printing, provisionment, provisions, quotation book, rations, raw data, repertoire, repertory, rick, rodeo, roundup, ruck, sacramental offering, sacrifice, scapegoat, school edition, scrapbook, self-immolation, self-sacrifice, series, set, solicitation, stack, stock, stock-in-trade, stockpile, store, stores, subscription, supplies, supply on hand, survey, suttee, sutteeism, symposium, thank offering, tithe, trade book, trade edition, treasure, treasury, trove, variety, volume, votive offering, whole offering, zoo
From Latin collectio.
- IPA: /kɔ.lɛk.sjɔ̃/, X-SAMPA: /kO.lEk.sjO~/
- Rhymes: -sjɔ̃
- Homophone: collections
- Hyphenation: co‧llec‧tion
Collection f. (plural Collections)