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Collection

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Collectionn. [L. collectio: cf. F. collection.].
  •  The act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is collected  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred.  [1913 Webster]
    "We may safely say thus, that wrong collections have been hitherto made out of those words by modern divines."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The jurisdiction of a collector of excise.
Syn. -- Gathering; assembly; assemblage; group; crowd; congregation; mass; heap; compilation.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Collection, n.
1 the act or process of collecting or being collected.
2 a group of things collected together, esp. systematically.
3 (foll. by of) an accumulation; a mass or pile (a collection of dust).
4 a the collecting of money, esp. in church or for a charitable cause. b the amount collected.
5 the regular removal of mail, esp. from a postbox, for dispatch.
6 (in pl.) Brit. college examinations held at the end of a term, esp. at Oxford University.

Etymology
ME f. OF f. L collectio -onis (as COLLECT(1))

THESAURUS

Collection

Festschrift, abundance, accumulation, agglomeration, aggregation, album, alms, alms fee, amassment, ana, analects, anthology, aquarium, assemblage, assembling, assembly, assortment, back number, backlog, band, beauties, body, boiling, bringing together, budget, bunch, burnt offering, call-up, canon, canvass, census, charity, chrestomathy, clippings, clump, cluster, collectanea, collected works, collecting, colligation, collocation, colluvies, combination, commissariat, commissary, company, comparison, compilation, complete works, concourse, concurrence, confluence, conflux, congeries, conglomeration, congregation, contribution, convergence, copy, cornucopia, corpus, corralling, crew, crowd, cumulation, cuttings, data, data-gathering, delectus, dole, donation, donative, drink offering, dump, edition, ex voto offering, excerpta, excerpts, extracts, florilegium, flowers, fragments, fund, garden, garland, garnering, gathering, gleaning, gleanings, group, handout, heap, heave offering, hecatomb, hoard, holdings, holocaust, human sacrifice, immolation, impression, incense, infanticide, ingathering, inventory, issue, junction, juxtaposition, kit, larder, libation, library, library edition, lot, mactation, mass, material, materials, materiel, medley, menagerie, miscellanea, miscellany, mobilization, munitions, museum, muster, number, oblation, offering, offertory, omnibus, omnium gatherum, outfit, party, peace offering, photograph album, piacular offering, pile, pittance, plenitude, plenty, printing, provisionment, provisions, quotation book, rations, raw data, repertoire, repertory, rick, rodeo, roundup, ruck, sacramental offering, sacrifice, scapegoat, school edition, scrapbook, self-immolation, self-sacrifice, series, set, solicitation, stack, stock, stock-in-trade, stockpile, store, stores, subscription, supplies, supply on hand, survey, suttee, sutteeism, symposium, thank offering, tithe, trade book, trade edition, treasure, treasury, trove, variety, volume, votive offering, whole offering, zoo

ROGET THESAURUS

Collection

Assemblage

N assemblage, collection, collocation, colligation, compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement, team, concourse, conflux, congregation, contesseration, convergence, meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home, conversazione, assembly, congress, convention, conventicle, gemote, conclave, posse, posse comitatus, Noah's ark, miscellany, collectanea, museum, menagerie, museology, crowd, throng, group, flood, rush, deluge, rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue, horde, body, tribe, crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party, swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove, atajo, bunch, drive, force, mulada, remuda, roundup, array, bevy, galaxy, corps, company, troop, troupe, task force, army, regiment, host, populousness, clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association, volley, shower, storm, cloud, group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil, set, batch, lot, pack, budget, assortment, bunch, parcel, packet, package, bundle, fascine, fasces, bale, seron, seroon, fagot, wisp, truss, tuft, shock, rick, fardel, stack, sheaf, haycock, fascicle, fascicule, fasciculus, gavel, hattock, stook, accumulation, congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau, tissue, mass, pyramid, bing, drift, snowball, snowdrift, acervation, cumulation, glomeration, agglomeration, conglobation, conglomeration, conglomerate, coacervate, coacervation, coagmentation, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum, spicilegium, black hole of Calcutta, quantity, collector, gatherer, whip, whipper in, assembled, closely packed, dense, serried, crowded to suffocation, teeming, swarming, populous, as thick as hops, all of a heap, fasciculated cumulative, the plot thickens, acervatim, tibi seris tibi metis.


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