Collection definition

kə-lĕkshən
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A line of products produced for one season, as those developed by a designer.

Promoted the summer collection in the store window.

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A group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together.
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A collecting of money, as in church.
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Money collected, as during a church service.
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A set of items or amount of material procured or gathered together.

The attic contains a remarkable collection of antiques, oddities, and random junk.

The asteroid belt consists of a collection of dust, rubble, and minor planets.

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An accumulation; a deposit.

A collection of dust on the piano.

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Multiple related objects associated as a group.

He has a superb coin collection.

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The sum so collected.
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Collection of trash will occur every Thursday.

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(topology, analysis) A set of sets.
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(UK) The jurisdiction of a collector of excise.
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Things collected, specif., as in a hobby.

A collection of stamps.

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A mass or pile; accumulation.
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A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for donations.
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The definition of a collection is a group of things or people gathered together.

An example of a collection is someone gathering together five hundred baseball cards.

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The act or process of collecting.
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The act or process of collecting.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
collection
Plural:
collections

Origin of collection

  • Borrowing from Old French collection.

    From Wiktionary