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

1 sense of collective

Sense 1
collective -- (members of a cooperative enterprise)
       => enterprise -- (an organization created for business ventures; "a growing enterprise must have a bold leader")

Antonyms of adj collective

3 senses of collective

Sense 1
corporate, collective -- (done by or characteristic of individuals acting together; "a joint identity"; "the collective mind"; "the corporate good")

INDIRECT (VIA joint) -> separate -- (independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church")

Sense 2
collective (vs. distributive) -- (forming a whole or aggregate)

distributive (vs. collective) -- (serving to distribute or allot or disperse)
        => allocable, allocatable, apportionable -- (capable of being distributed)
        => diffusing (prenominal), diffusive, dispersive, disseminative -- (spreading by diffusion)
        => immanent -- (of qualities that are spread throughout something; "ambition is immanent in human nature"; "we think of God as immanent in nature")
        => permeant, permeating, permeative, pervasive -- (spreading or spread throughout; "armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations"; "the pervasive odor of garlic"; "an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion")
        => separative -- ((of a word) referring singly and without exception to the members of a group; "whereas `each,' `every,' `either,' `neither,' and `none' are distributive or referring to a single member of a group, `which' in `which of the men' is separative")
        => suffusive -- (spreading through; "suffusive purple light")

Sense 3
collective -- (set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government; "collective farms")

INDIRECT (VIA socialistic) -> capitalistic, capitalist -- (favoring or practicing capitalism)

Similarity of adj collective

3 senses of collective

Sense 1
corporate, collective -- (done by or characteristic of individuals acting together; "a joint identity"; "the collective mind"; "the corporate good")
       => joint (vs. separate) -- (united or combined; "a joint session of Congress"; "joint owners")

Sense 2
collective (vs. distributive) -- (forming a whole or aggregate)
       => agglomerate, agglomerated, agglomerative, clustered -- (clustered together but not coherent; "an agglomerated flower head")
       => aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, mass -- (formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole; "aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of indebtedness")
       => collectivized, collectivised -- (characterized by the principle of ownership by the state or the people of the means of production)
       => knockdown -- ((furniture) easily assembled and dismantled; "I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store")
          Also See-> integrative#1; joint#1; united#1

Sense 3
collective -- (set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government; "collective farms")
       => socialistic (vs. capitalistic), socialist -- (advocating or following the socialist principles; "socialistic government")

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