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Collection word meaning and definition

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Meaning and definition for "collection" word

[noun] the act of gathering something together
[noun] request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children"
[noun] a publication containing a variety of works
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\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.

Synonyms for collection

accumulation, aggregation, aggregation, appeal, assemblage, assembling, collecting, compendium, ingathering, solicitation

See also: arms | biology | class | coin collecting | defense team | digest | family | Free World | group | grouping | library | long suit | lot | mythology | pantheon | petting zoo | request | set | stamp collection | statuary | string | sum total | Victoriana | wardrobe | weapons system |

Related terms: aggregation, backlog, beauties, bringing together, budget, chrestomathy, clump, colligation, company, conflux, crowd, garland, impression, kit, plenty, provisionment, repertoire, roundup, ruck, solicitation, treasure, variety

The fun area, different aproach to word »collection«

Let's analyse "collection" as pure text. This string has Ten letters in Three syllables and Four vowels. 40% of vowels is 1.4% more then average English word. Written in backwards: NOITCELLOC. Average typing speed for these characters is 2680 milliseconds. [info]

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Morse code: -.-. --- .-.. .-.. . -.-. - .. --- -.

Numerology

Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: collection: 6 + 5 + 9 + 6 = 26, reduced: 8 . and the final result is Eight.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: collection: 3 + 6 + 3 + 3 + 5 + 3 + 2 + 9 + 6 + 5 = 45, reduced: 9, and the final result is Nine.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
C (2) 3 Empress Patient, Willful, Strong, Giving
E (1) 5 Hierophant Wise, Crafty, Daring, Inventive
I (1) 9 Hermit Independent, Researcher, Intell,igent
L (2) 12 Hanged Man Leader, Teacher, Healer, Decisive
N (1) 14 Temperance Healer, Wise, Survivor, Crafty
O (2) 15 Devil Optimist, Gamesman, Marketer, Hunter
T (1) 20 Judgement Unswerving, Steadfast, Demanding, Forceful

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