1. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
2. a publication containing a variety of works
Similar word(s): compendium
3. request for a sum of money
4. the act of gathering something together
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.