HyperDic: collecting

English > 1 sense of the word collecting:
NOUNactcollecting, collection, assembling, aggregationthe act of gathering something together
collecting > pronunciation
Soundskahleh'ktihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > collecting: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of gathering something together.
Synonymscollection, assembling, aggregation
NarroweragglomerationThe act of collecting in a mass
bottle collectionThe activity of collecting bottles
collationAssembling in proper numerical or logical sequence
compilation, compilingThe act of compiling (as into a single book / book or file or list)
conchology, shell collectingThe collection and study of mollusc shells
gather, gatheringThe act of gathering something
numismatics, numismatology, coin collecting, coin collectionThe collection and study of money (and coins in particular)
philately, stamp collecting, stamp collectionThe collection and study of postage stamps
pickupThe act or process of picking up or collecting from various places
tax collectionThe collection of taxes
BroadergroupingThe activity of putting things together in groups
Spanishacopio, acumulación, colección, montaje, recolección
Catalanacumulació, assemblatge, col·lecció, muntatge, recollida
Verbscollectassemble or get together
collectget or bring together
collectget or gather together

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