Associations to the word «Collage»


COLLAGE, noun. A picture made by sticking other pictures onto a surface.
COLLAGE, noun. A composite object or collection (abstract or concrete) created by the assemblage of various media; especially for a work of art such as text, film, etc..
COLLAGE, noun. (uncountable) The technique of producing such a work of art that is a collage.
COLLAGE, verb. (transitive) To make into a collage.

Dictionary definition

COLLAGE, noun. A paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image; "he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map".
COLLAGE, noun. Any collection of diverse things; "a collage of memories".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky