Synonyms for collection

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh-lek-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : kəˈlɛk ʃən

Top 10 synonyms for collection Other synonyms for the word collection

Définition of collection

Origin :
  • late 14c., "action of collecting," from Old French collection (14c.), from Latin collectionem (nominative collectio) "a gathering together," noun of action from colligere (see collect). Especially of money gathered for religious or charitable purposes from 1530s. Meaning "a group of objects viewed as a whole" is from c.1400.
  • noun group, accumulation
Example sentences :
  • He went all over me, taking up a collection, and did first-rate.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1. No. 20, August 13, 1870 » by Various
  • I am hoping that some readers will look on this collection primarily as a book of poems.
  • Extract from : « The Garden of Bright Waters » by Various
  • Not improbably, the public may yet be gratified with this collection.
  • Extract from : « Other Tales and Sketches » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • A collection of German stories emitted a scent of brimstone.
  • Extract from : « Earth's Holocaust (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • "Still, I added to the collection to-day," pursued Miss Whitmore, calmly.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • If the worst happen, I lose only a few instead of all my collection.'
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • We have one collection of poems in which he speaks in his own person and of himself.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • She has made a specialty of Angoras, and her collection is famous.
  • Extract from : « Concerning Cats » by Helen M. Winslow
  • There are four loving cups in the Admiral Schley collection.
  • Extract from : « Presentation Pieces in the Museum of History and Technology » by Margaret Brown Klapthor
  • I have a collection of postage stamps and a number of duplicates.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, October 26, 1880 » by Various

Antonyms for collection

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