HyperDic: collective

English > 4 senses of the word collective:
ADJECTIVEallcollective, corporatedone by or characteristic of individuals acting together
allcollectiveforming a whole or aggregate
allcollectiveset up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government
NOUNgroupcollectivemembers of a cooperative enterprise
collective > pronunciation
Soundskahleh'ktihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > collective: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningDone by or characteristic of individuals acting together.
Example "the collective mind"
Synonymcorporate
BroaderjointUnited or combined
Spanishcolectivo, corporativo
Catalancol·lectiu, corporatiu
English > collective: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningforming a whole or aggregate.
Narroweragglomerate, agglomerated, agglomerative, clusteredclustered together but not coherent
aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, massFormed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole
collectivized, collectivisedCharacterized by the principle of ownership by the state / state or the people of the means of production
knockdown(furniture) easily assembled and dismantled
See alsointegrativecombining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole
jointUnited or combined
unitedCharacterized by unity
OppositedistributiveServing to distribute or allot / allot or disperse
Spanishcolectiva, colectivo
Catalancol·lectiu
Adverbscollectivelyin conjunction with
English > collective: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningSet up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government.
Example"collective farms"
Broadersocialistic, socialistadvocating or following the socialist principles
Spanishcolectivo, comunal
Catalancol·lectiu, comunal
English > collective: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningMembers of a cooperative enterprise.
Narrowercollective farmA farm operated collectively
BroaderenterpriseAn organization created for business ventures
Spanishcolectivo, cooperativa
Catalancol·lectiu, cooperativa
Verbscollectivize, collectivisebring under collective control

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