Definition of Collective. Meaning of Collective. Synonyms of Collective

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Definition of Collective

Collective
Collective Col*lect"ive, n. (Gram.) A collective noun or name.
Collective
Collective Col*lect"ive, a. [L. collectivus: cf. F. collectif.] 1. Formed by gathering or collecting; gathered into a mass, sum, or body; congregated or aggregated; as, the collective body of a nation. --Bp. Hoadley. 2. Deducing consequences; reasoning; inferring. [Obs.] ``Critical and collective reason.' --Sir T. Browne. 3. (Gram.) Expressing a collection or aggregate of individuals, by a singular form; as, a collective name or noun, like assembly, army, jury, etc. 4. Tending to collect; forming a collection. Local is his throne . . . to fix a point, A central point, collective of his sons. --Young. 5. Having plurality of origin or authority; as, in diplomacy, a note signed by the representatives of several governments is called a collective note. Collective fruit (Bot.), that which is formed from a mass of flowers, as the mulberry, pineapple, and the like; -- called also multiple fruit. --Gray.

Meaning of Collective from wikipedia

- A collective is a group of entities that share or are motivated by at least one common issue or interest, or work together to achieve a common objective...
- Collective Soul is an American rock band originally from Stockbridge, Georgia. Now based in Atlanta, the group consists of lead vocalist Ed Roland, rhythm...
- Collective consciousness, collective conscience, or collective conscious (French: conscience collective) is the set of shared beliefs, ideas, and moral...
- In linguistics, a collective noun is a collection of things taken as a whole. Most collective nouns in everyday speech are not specific to one kind of...
- Collective intelligence (CI) is shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration, collective efforts, and competition of many individuals...
- Collective bargaining is a process of negotiation between employers and a group of employees aimed at agreements to regulate working salaries, working...
- Collective unconscious (German: kollektives Unbewusstes) refers to structures of the unconscious mind which are shared among beings of the same species...
- Musical collective is a phrase used to describe a group of musicians in which membership is flexible and creative control is shared. The concept is distinct...
- Emerson Collective is a social change organization focused on education, immigration reform, the environment, media and journalism, and health. Founded...
- young, and groups. The best-known source of many English words used for collective groupings of animals is The Book of Saint Albans, an essay on hunting...
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