1. several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Similar word(s): accumulation, aggregation, assemblage

Definition categories: group, grouping

2. a publication containing a variety of works

Similar word(s): compendium

Definition categories: communication, publication

3. request for a sum of money

Similar word(s): appeal, ingathering, solicitation

Definition categories: communication, petition, postulation, request

4. the act of gathering something together

Similar word(s): aggregation, assembling, collecting

Definition categories: act, grouping

Sentences with collection as a noun:

- The attic contains a remarkable collection of antiques, oddities, and random junk.

- The asteroid belt consists of a collection of dust, rubble, and minor planets.

- He has a superb coin collection.

- Collection of trash will occur every Thursday.