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 Collection...
- Marvel Ultimate Collection, Complete Epic and Epic Collection are large, full-color trade paperback collections of previously published Marvel comics...
- The Collection is a 2012 American horror film and sequel to the 2009 film, The Collector. The film stars Randall Archer, Emma Fitzpatrick, Christopher...
- Kantai Collection (艦隊これくしょん, Kantai Korekushon, lit. "Fleet Collection", subtitled as "Combined Fleet Girls Collection"), abbreviated as KanColle (艦これ...
- A Collection may refer to: A Collection (Anne Briggs album), 1999 A Collection (The Doors album), 2011 A Collection (Josh Groban album), 2008 A Collection...
- The Criterion Collection is a video distribution company which specializes in licensing and selling "important cl****ic and contemporary films" in "editions...
- Data collection is the process of gathering and measuring information on targeted variables in an established system, which then enables one to answer...
- The Collection may refer to: The Collection (Lincolnshire), a county museum and gallery in Lincolnshire, England The Collection (film), the 2012 sequel...
- "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games...
- Halo: The Master Chief Collection is a compilation of first-person shooter (FPS) video games in the Halo series for the Xbox One and Microsoft Windows...
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