Definitions of collection

  1. the act of gathering something together Webster Dictionary DB
  2. request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a publication containing a variety of works Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. several things grouped together or considered as a whole Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. The act or process of collecting or of gathering; as, the collection of specimens. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. That which is collected Newage Dictionary DB
  7. A gathering or assemblage of objects or of persons. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A gathering of money for charitable or other purposes, as by passing a contribution box for freewill offerings. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. That which is obtained in payment of demands. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. An accumulation of any substance. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. The act of inferring or concluding from premises or observed facts; also, that which is inferred. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. The jurisdiction of a collector of excise. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. The act of gathering together; a mass; a crowd; an assemblage of works of art, or natural objects; a contribution to a special object. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Act of collecting: that which is collected: an assemblage: a heap or mass: a book of selections. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Act of collecting; that which is collected; assemblage. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. A collecting; persons or things collected; an accumulation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. The act of collecting; that which is collected; an assemblage; a mass; a heap; a sum collected for a religions or charitable purposo; a gathering, as of matter in an abscess; deduction; inference. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. The act of gathering; an assemblage or crowd; a contribution; a sum gathered for a charitable purpose; a book of extracts; a selection of works in painting or sculpture not large enough to form a gallery; a selection of prints without regard to number. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. The Christians in Palestine, from various causes, suffered from poverty. Paul awakened an interest in them among the Gentile churches, and made pecuniary collections in their behalf ( Acts 24:17 ; Romans 15:25 Romans 15:26 ; 1 Corinthians 16:1-3 ; 2 co 8:9 ; Galatians 2:10 ). biblestudytools.com
  20. This word is often united to the epithet purulent, serous, &c., to express a gathering of pus, serum, &c. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  21. Collecting; collecting of money, money collected, at meeting or Church service for charitable or religious purpose; accumulation of water, dust, &c.; group of things collected& belonging together (literary materials, specimens, works of art, &c.); (pl.) college terminal examination at Oxford &c. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. n. Act of collecting or gathering; —that which is gathered; —a contribution or sum gathered for a religious or charitable object; —compilation; selection. Cabinet Dictionary
  23. The act of gathering together; the things gathered; a consectary, deduced from premises. Complete Dictionary