the act of collecting.
something that is collected; a group of objects or an amount of material accumulated in one location, especially for some purpose or as a result of some process:
a stamp collection; a collection of unclaimed hats in the checkroom; a collection of books on Churchill.
the works of art constituting the holdings of an art museum:
a history of the museum and of the collection.
the gathered or exhibited works of a single painter, sculptor, etc.:
an excellent Picasso collection.
collections, the various holdings of an art museum organized by category, as painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, or film:
the director of the collections.
the clothes or other items produced by a designer, especially for a seasonal line:
the spring collection.
a sum of money collected, especially for charity or church use.
Manège. act of bringing or coming into a collected attitude.
the act or process of collecting
a number of things collected or assembled together
a selection of clothes, esp as presented by a particular designer for a specified season
something gathered into a mass or pile; accumulation: a collection of rubbish
a sum of money collected or solicited, as in church
removal, esp regular removal of letters from a postbox
(often pl) (at Oxford University) a college examination or an oral report by a tutor
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; Rom. 15:25, 26; 1 Cor. 16:1-3; 2 Cor. 8:9; Gal. 2:10).
adjective 1. almost or imperfectly columnar.
noun 1. the act of committing or entrusting a person, group, etc., with supervisory power or authority. 2. an authoritative order, charge, or direction. 3. authority granted for a particular action or function. 4. a document granting such authority. 5. a document conferring authority issued by the president of the U.S. to officers in the […]
[suhb-kuh-mit-ee] /ˈsʌb kəˌmɪt i/ noun 1. a secondary committee appointed out of a main committee. subcommittee /ˈsʌbkəˌmɪtɪ/ noun 1. a distinct and often subordinate division of a committee