Associations to the word «Collection»


COLLECTION, noun. A set of items or amount of material procured or gathered together.
COLLECTION, noun. Multiple related objects associated as a group.
COLLECTION, noun. The activity of collecting.
COLLECTION, noun. (topology) (analysis) A set of sets.
COLLECTION, noun. A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for donations.
COLLECTION, noun. (obsolete) The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.
COLLECTION, noun. (UK) The jurisdiction of a collector of excise.
COLLECTION, noun. (in the plural) (UK) (Oxford University) A set of college exams generally taken at the start of the term.
COLLECTION PLATE, noun. A plate or other container passed among the worshipers attending a Christian church service, into which donations of money are placed.
COLLECTION SOCIETY, noun. Any organisation which manages or administers copyright or rights related to copyright as its sole purpose or as one of its main purposes

Dictionary definition

COLLECTION, noun. Several things grouped together or considered as a whole.
COLLECTION, noun. A publication containing a variety of works.
COLLECTION, noun. Request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children".
COLLECTION, noun. The act of gathering something together.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche