Synonyms and Antonyms of collection
1 an organized group of objects acquired and maintained for study, exhibition, or personal pleasure his stamp collection has become quite valuable Synonyms assemblage, library Related Words assortment, kaleidoscope, miscellanea, mixed bag, omnium-gatherum, phantasmagoria, treasure, treasure trove, trove; arsenal, cache, hoard, repertoire, repertory, reserve, stock, stockpile, store, supply; accumulation, assembly, gathering Near Antonyms bric-a-brac, clutter, heap, jumble, litter, pile, ragbag
2 a mass or quantity that has piled up or that has been gathered over a period of time a collection of lint underneath the dryer Synonyms accretion, assemblage, accumulation, cumulation, cumulus, gathering, lodgment (or lodgement), pileupRelated Words agglomerate, assortment, congeries, conglomerate, conglomeration, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jumble, medley, mélange, mishmash, mix, mixture, motley, potpourri; agglomeration, clutter, hash, heap, litter, mass, pile; aggregate, aggregation, sum, totality; backlog, cache, fund, hoard, inventory, kitty, nest egg, reserve, stock, stockpile, store, supply
3 a number of things considered as a unit the historic village boasts an interesting collection of gift shops and antique stores Synonyms array, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, group, constellation, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteRelated Words accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms entity, item, single, unit
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