Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun collection

4 senses of collection

Sense 1
collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)
       => group, grouping -- (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

Sense 2
collection, compendium -- (a publication containing a variety of works)
       => publication -- (a copy of a printed work offered for distribution)

Sense 3
solicitation, appeal, collection, ingathering -- (request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children")
       => request, petition, postulation -- (a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority)

Sense 4
collection, collecting, assembling, aggregation -- (the act of gathering something together)
       => grouping -- (the activity of putting things together in groups)

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