Definition and Meanings for collection

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Collection is ranked 1,046 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of collection


Etymology of collection

l. collectio: cf. f. collection

Meaning of collection

as noun

  • the act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens.
  • that which is collected;a gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons.;a gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings.;that which is obtained in payment of demands.;an accumulation of any substance.
  • the act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.
  • the jurisdiction of a collector of excise.
  • No antonyms for collection

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