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Collection meaning

collection - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
  2. 2. The act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens.
  3. 3. That which is collected
  4. 4. A gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons.
  5. 5. A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings.
  6. 6. That which is obtained in payment of demands.
  7. 7. An accumulation of any substance.
  8. 8. The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.
  9. 9. The jurisdiction of a collector of excise.
  10. 10. Act of collecting; that which is collected; assemblage.

collection - examples of usage

  1. His library contains a curious collection of old works of this kind, which bear evident marks of having been much read. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  2. " It's the finest collection of the kind in the world," replied Doggie stiffly, " and is worth several thousand pounds." - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
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