Definition of Collection. Meaning of Collection. Synonyms of Collection

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Definition of Collection

Collection
Collection Col*lec"tion, n. [L. collectio: cf. F. collection.] 1. The act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens. 2. That which is collected; as: (a) A gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons. ``A collection of letters.' --Macaulay. (b) A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings. ``The collection for the saints.' --1 Cor. xvi. 1 (c) (Usually in pl.) That which is obtained in payment of demands. (d) An accumulation of any substance. ``Collections of moisture.' --Whewell. ``A purulent collection.' --Dunglison. 3. The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred. [Obs.] We may safely say thus, that wrong collections have been hitherto made out of those words by modern divines. --Milton. 4. The jurisdiction of a collector of excise. [Eng.] Syn: Gathering; assembly; assemblage; group; crowd; congregation; mass; heap; compilation.

Meaning of Collection from wikipedia

- Collection or Collections may refer to: Cash collection, the function of an accounts receivable department Collection agency, agency to collect cash Collections...
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- The Collection may refer to: The Collection (Lincolnshire), a county museum and gallery in Lincolnshire, England The Collection (film), the 2012 sequel...
- Waste collection is a part of the process of waste management. It is the transfer of solid waste from the point of use and disposal to the point of treatment...
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- The Immaculate Collection is a greatest hits album by American recording artist Madonna, released on November 9, 1990 by Sire Records. It contains new...
- A private collection is a privately owned collection of works (usually artworks). In a museum or art-gallery context, the term signifies that a certain...
- Debt collection is the process of pursuing payments of debts owed by individuals or businesses. An organization that specializes in debt collection is known...
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