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

- Look up collection in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Collection or Collections may refer to: Cash collection, the function of an accounts receivable...
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- The Immaculate Collection is the first greatest hits album by American singer Madonna, released on November 13, 1990, by Sire Records. It contains fifteen...
- library founded in 1996 by Brewster Kahle. It provides free access to collections of digitized materials including websites, software applications, music...
- organization that specializes in debt collection is known as a collection agency or debt collector. Most collection agencies operate as agents of creditors...
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